Monthly Archives: October 2016

Pentecost 24

I spent the early portion of this week at the diocesan clergy conference down in Galloway. It was very well run this year, which was nice, but we had to listen to a speaker tell us about “Fearless Church Fundraising” … Continue reading

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Pentecost 23

When I was young, I was friends with a kid we’ll call John; he was the child of friends of my parents, and so we spent an awful lot of time together growing up.  John, I’m sure, had a good … Continue reading

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Pentecost 22

So a frustrated young lawyer, fresh from another irrational court ruling comes into a bar.  Angrily he shouts “I think all judges are slimeballs!!”  A slurred response from the back of the bar is heard: “I resent that!”  The lawyer … Continue reading

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Pentecost 21

If you’re on social media, you’ve probably seen a cartoon that’s been going around; in the one and only panel, a child asks “Mommie, what is a Canadian?” His mother responds, “It’s an unarmed North American with health insurance, sweetie.” … Continue reading

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Pentecost 20

Almost nobody watched Saturday Night Live in the 1990’s, and for good reason, but there were a few bright spots. Al Franken’s character, Stuart Smalley, was one of my favorites. If you remember, Stuart Smalley had his show Daily Affirmation … Continue reading

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