Monthly Archives: June 2012

in love in the movies

“You don’t want to be in love. You want to be in love in the movies.” Rosie O’Donnell’s character says this to Meg Ryan’s character in Sleepless in Seattle. It’s one of my favorite lines ever. My friend posted this piece … Continue reading

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new skills or my baby’s growing up

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lunch date

The students I’ve really kept up with came from the final three senior classes I taught: 2000, 2001, 2002. I wonder how much of that is who those students were, who I was when I was teaching them (those were … Continue reading

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father’s day service

Kristin asked about the service which, in the last post, I called “stunning.” I tried to write about it in that post, but it’s hard to describe what made it stand out and not just recount the whole service. One … Continue reading

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cookie collage

So I taught the Summer Surprise thing this morning. I thought it went okay, though I had a moment of panic when I realized I had left my Bible with my outline at home. Fortunately, I had my visuals and … Continue reading

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summer surprise

Warning: This is another church post. This time about church school. We don’t cancel the education hour for the summer (though honestly, that would be my leaning). Instead, we combine all the classes–pre-school to middle school with high schoolers as … Continue reading

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the sound of the divine

We try to start our church meeting with something beyond just a cursory prayer. In Session meetings, this is a 45 minute time of study/reflection/thoughtfulness. In committee meetings it’s more a simple reflection of some sort. In the Nurture Committee, … Continue reading

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