George Floyd: As if marching could make a difference

On May 25, 2020, people began to protest vehemently in the light of the murder of George Floyd, 46, by former police officer Derrick Chauvin; while onlookers begged him to stop and fellow police officers stood by, as if giving silent assent. It certainly wasn’t the first time police in this country have been accusedContinue reading “George Floyd: As if marching could make a difference”

An extraordinary moment of Grace

It was a Tuesday, April 21, 1987. I’d been to early prayer at church and shuttled all the kids to school. Since I had a short breather before a doctor’s appointment – just a regular checkup – a nap seemed most appropriate. It was that good kind of sleep that only happens when it’s unplanned,Continue reading “An extraordinary moment of Grace”

I knew she would live!

I’d been to church for an evening service. I was the minister of music. And when I returned home, there was an ambulance at my house. And the neighbors had gathered. And the next door neighbor was trying to tell me something about how she’d been instrumental in making this happen. But the “wa waContinue reading “I knew she would live!”