Archive for November, 2013

Funerals and Saints

Posted on November 2, 2013 at 10:52am by heatherscherer Comments Off on Funerals and Saints

I went recently to the OCCJ banquet where they were celebrating the director’s dedication and service for the last 32 years.  They had 32 people talk briefly on how she had impacted their lives.  When it was over, she said that she felt like she had been to her own funeral.  I went to a…

The “I” Factor

Posted on November 2, 2013 at 10:51am by heatherscherer Comments Off on The “I” Factor

As I was reading the lectionary text for today, I was struck by the gospel reading in Luke.  The parable that Jesus tells between the two men who are praying is interesting.  (Luke 18:9-14)  The Pharisee can obviously see the tax collector as he prays.  Yet, he still says  ‘God, I thank you that I…