Category: sermons

lessons learned: the apricot tree

The season of my separation from my ex-husband, the movie Under the Tuscan Sun had just been released on DVD.  I acquired a copy and probably wore it out in the first year following this life transition. On so many levels, the film seemed to…

intentions

My message at our contemplative service for January 28, 2018.  I did not write this sermon down, but the same gist is here. Well, we’re at the end of January, and I’m wondering how many of you made New Year’s resolutions?  If you made…

the longest night

Last night was our Longest Night service at Skyland UMC.  I began the service in 2013 after attending one at another church during a very dark time for my soul.  It was so healing for me at this time of year that I felt…