A mother's heart holds it all

“His mother treasured all these things in her heart.” -Luke 2:51 By Joan Biddle, Some of Jesus’s actions must have confounded his mother at first, but still she treasured each thing he did in her heart, kept the memories safe in the deepest folds of her being. Motherhood can be one of the hardest things in the world. You don’t always know what to do or say, or how to help shape your little ones for the future. Sometimes, their actions just confound you.... Read More
Posted by Joan Biddle at Monday, March 20, 2017
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Breakfast at St. Mary's Cathedral will rock your soul

By the Reverend Sandy Webb On the banks of Galilee, Jesus said: “Come, have breakfast.” On Wednesdays, St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral downtown does the same – worship and breakfast at 8:00 a.m. The service is entirely familiar, yet entirely unique. The words are the same, but their significance is greater. Most of the people at this service are either homeless or in danger of losing whatever housing they may have. “Give us this day our daily bread,”... Read More
Posted by The Reverend Sandy Webb at Monday, March 13, 2017
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Chemo done, grateful mom assigning each week of Lent to purposeful reflection

By Connie Cruthirds, The past 31 months have taught me to count in new ways. When my son, Adam, was diagnosed with cancer, I couldn’t fathom what it would be like to get to the end of his treatment 913 days later. It was the hardest journey we could have ever imagined, but we got down to zero days left this week. The past two days have been filled with celebrations as Adam received his last of more than 1,000 doses of chemo at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Feb... Read More
Posted by Connie Cruthirds at Wednesday, March 1, 2017
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