What NOT To Say

Recently a friend was commenting that someone said something totally inappropriate to an individual who had recently suffered a loss.  In this case it was a death and the remark was one of those ones that people say ALL the time but don't really understand the impact of the words on the grieving individual.  I have been guilty of it and I would hazard a guess that everyone reading this post has at one time or another made the same blunder. I went to school to be a social worker.  Not that I … [Read more...]

That Farthest Shore (via poemsandponderings)

Seems like a great post for a Sunday morning and since I was coming up empty this morning---thanks to Jake---I have a post worth posting!!!        Sunday morning, I think something spiritual is in order. I just finished this on Friday last, (9/2/11) and in the nick time for this morning's sermon. That Farthest Shore  My body is but a vessel,  for the being that I am.  So, I won't bear no worldly troubles,  into the Promise Land.    I will take no earthly tortures,  no wounds, nor human pains, … [Read more...]