Lighting a Candle in a World of Darkness(Advent Hope in Response to a Mass Shooting) Once again, our world has been plunged into darkness. Last night, as shoppers gathered supplies for upcoming Thanksgiving festivities in Chesapeake, VA, a person entered the store and shot six of his former fellow employees before turning the gun on … [Read more…]
I’m writing this on the evening of All Saints’ Day. We celebrated Halloween last night. It was a beautiful evening with perfect weather, and as I waited for trick-or-treaters, it brought back a humorous memory that I had long forgotten. I hope you’ll find it amusing. Back in the early 1970s, before the interstates were … [Read more…]
It’s not a good omen when a priest is heading into church to hold a service, and he hears a horrendous crash, braking glass, and a lot of voices yelling. Somehow, the priest knows that this is going to be a special day in his life and ministry. What in the world is going on? … [Read more…]
If you follow Facebook, you may have seen the item on Costco selling coffins and burial urns in their stores. It seems that they started selling them in Australia in 2015, and are now adding them to stateside stores. Costco would not be expanding a product line if it wasn’t selling. The display is well … [Read more…]
With advancing age, does not necessarily come advancing wisdom. I can attest to that! Having had a very mild early summer, and living in a big house that gets great natural ventilation and has limited A/C, I decided to go the summer without A/C. Just throw open all the windows, turn on the ceiling fans … [Read more…]
Welcome to The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost and Holy Eucharist with The Rev. Richard Bridgford and The Rev. Julia Ashby.
Welcome to The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost and Holy Eucharist with The Rev. Richard Bridgford and The Rev. Julia Ashby.
Welcome to The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost and Morning Prayer with The Rev. Richard Bridgford.
Welcome to The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost and Holy Eucharist with The Rev. Richard Bridgford and The Rev. Julia Ashby.
There is a TV news show that often follows the big national news programs. It’s called “Inside Edition.” It usually doesn’t cover the big worldwide interests, but the next level down – things that may be of interest to some viewers, but not everyone. Last night (Tuesday night) they had a segment on “new scientific … [Read more…]