Arise, Shine!

Haul out the holly Put up the tree before my spirit falls again.. For we need a little Christmas now… In these bleak mid-winter days, when the news on the national front is clouded with upset and alarm, and indeed, spirits fall…how the old Christmas song rings true. I know...

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Thank fully!

Thankfully, it’s November! Thankfully, that means this most contentious Presidential campaign season will soon be over. Choices will be made, votes cast. And thankfully, we can choose by our attention, attitude and actions to participate in the healing of division exposed, even exacerbated in the course of this election season....

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We Stand With Love

Recently we held an after church discussion here on Faith and Politics. The intent was to give us all a chance to voice our concerns about how and when and by what means we are called to bear witness and respond to political issues. It was a lively discussion, and...

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Listening for God’s Guidance

Summer seems to whizz by faster and faster each year, and suddenly school starts up and along comes fall’s full schedule. Hope summer brought time to relax and unwind with those you love in places you enjoy! All summer long there have been gatherings graciously hosted in people’s homes to...

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Thank God for Easter

Thank God for Easter. I mean it. As I write, it’s still Holy Week, and scenes of devastation in Brussels fill the airwaves. Fear and grief again hold sway. Thank God for Easter, for the truth is, no matter what you believe about what happened then – what you believe...

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News of Delivery!

Many thanks for your shoes (half of these were through LCC!) and monetary donations which went toward baggage fees. Watch this space for news of Frannie, the deliverer, who will be visiting Ladera Community Church soon for an update. Here is her report: DELIVERED to asylum seekers at Moria Camp...

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Risen, indeed!

Wow. Maybe it’s just the full pages on the calendar, but this Lenten season seems to be flying by. We’re already halfway through – soon it’ll be Easter and celebrating resurrection and new life. But before that, there’s the dying; the hard part of the story. There’s no getting around...

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