Doing a Good Thing Part 2

In 2019 periodic blog posts will be dedicated to stories that inspire and focus on the good that surrounds us. Have you heard the story of the Biology Professor from Missouri University that won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry last December and is donating the whole $250,000 prize to form a scholarship fund for students … Continue reading Doing a Good Thing Part 2

Making Sense of the UMC This Week

Well, that is a tall order so let me manage expectations.  I want to share as best I can, a basic explanation of what happened and some thoughts regarding the work done. On Tuesday the called special General Conference of the United Methodist Church ended after 4 days of prayer, vigorous debate, lots of votes, … Continue reading Making Sense of the UMC This Week

Doing a Good Thing- The Dave Matthew’s Band

I've decided to try to use my blog in 2019 as a way of sharing signs of hope and good news so every other blog or so will be about lifting up examples I find of people doing a good thing.  Today I want to start with an interesting story I heard about the Dave … Continue reading Doing a Good Thing- The Dave Matthew’s Band

Being a Bright Light in a Season of Darkness in Swansboro, NC

We are in that season where it feels like more hours of darkness in the day than we have of light.  Throw in a little cloudy weather and we really feel the darkness all around us literally and figuratively.   And yet, this is a season that fights that darkness with Christmas lights strung around … Continue reading Being a Bright Light in a Season of Darkness in Swansboro, NC