the view from the pew 7-30-16

It will be a sad day for me when Pastor Sattler retires from the pulpit. He’s a science geek and frequently incorporates “didjyaknows?” into his lessons. He mentioned in the sermon about something called the ‘atrial kick’. This happens to a baby on the 22nd day after conception when their heart starts to beat. Her…… Continue reading the view from the pew 7-30-16

the view from the pew 7-23-16

Sometimes it’s the sleepies, sometimes it’s someone on a lawnmower outside (duh, of course), sometimes it’s an interesting face, sometimes it’s a child howling at the moon, sometimes it’s a funky hat, sometimes it’s the candle ready to go out, sometimes it’s the argument in the car, or sometimes it’s the arthritis that distracts a…… Continue reading the view from the pew 7-23-16

the daily purge 7-21-16

Q: What do shopping carts, puppies and magazine baskets have in common? A: They are guaranteed to leave nicks & dents, bite marks or scratches on the surrounding scenery. Shopping carts are notorious for escaping their corrals and finding their ways into the sides of your car. Carts are scientific proof that all matter has…… Continue reading the daily purge 7-21-16

the daily purge 7-20-16

After you’ve had a hard night repairing downed powerlines after a nasty storm, leading a barn raising for the local Old Order Mennonites, working on a Bible study for members of The Island of Misfit Christians, or simply pushing toothpaste back in the tube, what tastes better than a heaping cup of weapons-grade coffee? Black…… Continue reading the daily purge 7-20-16