Soul Matters; Rev. Dee Ledger, August 12, 2018

Friends, is it well with your soul?  How is it going with your soul?  I know that this may seem an unusual question.  Perhaps not so unusual for a minister to ask his or her congregation, but certainly it is not common parlance between casual or even intimate friends.  But since so many of our… [Read More]

By What Measure? Rev. Dee Ledger, July 1, 2018

    Children can illustrate, in a few words, and with their very questions, some salient points that we struggle to convey.  Recently, my son, looked me over one day and innocently asked, “Mommy why are you so angry?”  Both he and his brother had been into mischief and I had reached my breaking point… [Read More]

Leaning Towards Love; Rev. Dee Ledger; June 17, 2018

In Li-Young Lee’s poem, “Story,” (our contemporary reading for the day), a son asks his father for a story, a new story, and the father cannot think of one, try as he might.  He does not wish to disappoint his child, but he knows that he has, in the way that all parents know that… [Read More]

Dropping the Applesauce; Rev. Dee Ledger, June 3, 2018

Let’s start here: You are not an accident.  You were put here for a purpose.  But even if you cannot allow yourself to believe that, let us together try to entertain the notion that the seeming “accident” of your life—in all of its very real complexity– is a happy accident.  We are not talking about… [Read More]

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