Monthly Archives: November 2012

In Spite of Sorrow

Rev. Dr. Jim Nelson Maybe it is the season, but it seems like there is just too much death in the air right now.  We lost a teenager two weeks ago, and a beloved member of the church died last … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Prayer

It is often in the little things, the details, Often what we miss, we overlook, It’s the small smile, the gentle touch, fleeting, But all of a sudden, The world bursts into light and song, Into beauty and grace, into … Continue reading

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On Loss and Grief

Dylan Thomas wrote “Do not go gentle in that good night/Rage, rage against the dying of the light” in a poem when his father died.  It remains the great mystery, death, and when someone we love dies, the sorrow is … Continue reading

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The Inherent Dignity and Worth of Every Person

Rev. Dr. Jim Nelson I wrote this the day before the election: One more day, and then we can move on, hopefully forward with a commitment to more liberty – the kind of liberty that honors same sex marriage, a … Continue reading

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