Ken’s e-Pistle – March 1, 2023

Ken's e-Pistle March 1, 2023 Sometimes my reading moves into arcane subjects.  One of the benefits of being retired is getting to read what you want as opposed to what you must.  This week I began researching the history of communion tokens in the colonial Presbyterian Church.  Since we will be celebrating the Lord’s [...]

Ken’s e-Pistle – March 1, 20232023-02-28T10:20:31-05:00

Ken’s e-Pistle – February 22, 2023

Ken's e-Pistle February 22, 2023 Jedediah Jenkins, in his book, “To Shake the Sleeping Self,” (Convergent Books, 2018) tells the epic tale of his trip from Oregon to Patagonia.  The goal of his journey is self-awareness and a healthy dose of self-compassion.  A worthy goal for most of us as we begin the Lenten [...]

Ken’s e-Pistle – February 22, 20232023-02-20T10:50:36-05:00

Ken’s e-Pistle – February 15, 2023

Ken's e-Pistle February 15, 2023 By now, most of us are on information-overload as respects the massive earthquake in Turkey and northern Syria.  This is a difficult part of the world at any time but especially so now when conflict and entrenched government policies seem to work against humanitarian aid. Nonetheless, some of you [...]

Ken’s e-Pistle – February 15, 20232023-02-13T11:13:17-05:00

Ken’s e-Pistle – February 8, 2023

Ken's e-Pistle February 8, 2023 I had a dear aunt, now departed to glory, who made a trip to New Orleans to visit relatives.  It so happened that the trip coincided with the annual celebration of Mardi Gras.  As a righteous Presbyterian, she was woefully ignorant of the sights, sounds, smells and general demeanor [...]

Ken’s e-Pistle – February 8, 20232023-02-06T11:03:50-05:00
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