the view from the pew 1-28-17

“ … and what does the Lord require of you? . New song worship, fourth Sunday after the Epiphany Saturday services run pretty much the same. There are about 50 persons in attendance. Finding your favorite pew is rarely an issue. And when we hit the end of January, the Christian witnesses are in full…… Continue reading the view from the pew 1-28-17

the daily purge 1-27-17

Shortly after The Purging Lutheran inserted this photograph for today’s purge, I received a phone call from Diane Arbus demanding I stop trying to take ‘neat’ pictures, that there was only room for one ‘creative force in nature’ and that was her, not me. My response? To quote Bill the Cat: TTBBFT! What’s the purge? It…… Continue reading the daily purge 1-27-17

the daily purge 1-26-17

Shortly after The Purging Lutheran inserted this photograph for today’s purge, I received a phone call from Salvador Dali demanding I stop trying to take ‘neat’ pictures, that there was only room for one ‘creative force in nature’ and that was him, not me. My response? To quote Bill the Cat: TTBBFT!  What’s the purge?…… Continue reading the daily purge 1-26-17

the daily purge 1-24-17

If you are a parent with teen-aged children, an aunt or uncle with teen-aged nieces and nephews, a movie producer with teen-aged actors and actresses, a junior high school vice principal with teen-aged students, an emperor with teen-aged subjects, a soda jerk with teen-aged slackers, a yurt twiner with teen-aged campers, or an insurance salesperson…… Continue reading the daily purge 1-24-17

the view from the pew+ 1-22-17

The third Sunday of Epiphany brings Susan, Aleksandrs and me to the Indianapolis Latvian Church. Our hymns included Drawn to the Light; Songs of Thankfulness and Praise; What Feast of Love; and Will You Come and Follow Me?. Our readings were Isaiah 9:1-4; 1 Corinthians 1:10-18; and from Matthew 4:12-23. We met at the table…… Continue reading the view from the pew+ 1-22-17