Thoughts for the Soul

 

Giving Thanks

Posted on Nov 10, 2022 in Thoughts for the Soul

Our national myth names the Pilgrims as the originators of what has become our modern Thanksgiving, expressing their gratitude to God for their first harvest …

Longing for Certainty

Posted on Nov 10, 2022 in Thoughts for the Soul

Longing for Certainty by John M. Buchanan One of the saints in my life died recently. I knew about Presbyterian minister Harry Geissinger because of …

Togetherness

Posted on Sep 6, 2022 in Thoughts for the Soul

In light of current electioneering, this month’s Thoughts are adapted from Richard Rohr’s reflections on faith and the public sphere, published on July 8 & 9, …

Happiness

Posted on Jun 2, 2022 in Thoughts for the Soul

Happiness may seem to be a strange theme for our times. Images of happiness range from a laughing toddler splashing water in a wading pool …

Two Meditations

Posted on May 1, 2022 in Thoughts for the Soul

Most people, including good church-going folks, aren’t aware that we celebrate the Easter season for many weeks after Easter Sunday itself. To help us do …

A Great Mystery

Posted on Mar 31, 2022 in Thoughts for the Soul

There are 110 holidays in April (according to www.calendar.com). Saturday, April 23, has the largest number with nine, including Lover’s Day (perhaps to balance National …

Gotcha!

Posted on Mar 1, 2022 in Thoughts for the Soul

Bill Clinton may have wished he’d deployed what’s called the “gotcha defense” in 1992, when a reporter asked him if he’d ever violated international law. …

Valentines and Love

Posted on Feb 3, 2022 in Thoughts for the Soul

An anonymous wag once observed, “I don’t understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine’s Day. When I think about romance, the last thing on …

Resolutions

Posted on Jan 1, 2022 in Thoughts for the Soul

My father’s humor often involved word play. For example, he would come to the kitchen on January 1st, after he finished milking the cows early …

Light and Dark

Posted on Dec 2, 2021 in Thoughts for the Soul

I like stormy weather. A fond childhood memory is sitting on the long front porch of our house in rural Berks County in the midst …

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