Friday, July 13, 2007

Loving your (uninvited) neighbor

Wow. Did you see this story?

Sunday's gospel reading is the parable of the "good Samaritan." Talk about loving your neighbor: a robber's potential violence is averted when he's treated like a human being, not like a threat. Wow.

Here's an interesting take on it. And who knows? You might hear it again in Sunday's sermon!

Saturday, July 07, 2007

Confirmation Camp... in a word?

I invited the kids who went to Confirmation Camp to capture their experience in a single word. I didn't realize how hard that would be! I couldn't keep it to one word, so decided to post compilation I came up with:

Beaver dams
Muddy Nuke-em
Passing notes
Lakeside lodge
Cold swim test
One pair of pants for the whole week!
Boom chicka boom!
Super “person”
New friends
Old friends
ADK Museum
Mean-looking mascara
Wet towels
Muddy baby playing in the puddle
Camp fire singing
“Ode to Becker”
Game-Playing Rock
Family trees
Hawk Clean Cabin
Woodpecker up late
So many Cardinals
Eagles asleep early!
Low ropes
Tie-dye, candle-dipping, sketching
Eating “Indian cucumbers”
Polar Bear
Spiders in the showers
Night hike moon rock sparkles
Bed time stories
Quiz Shows