The Harvest Room

By Reverend Bobbie McKay, Ph.D.  •  September 16, 2021

Every home should have a “Harvest Room”: A sanctuary of lives lived and love shared: a hallowed space where God resides and time flows freely and memories are made of hundreds of moments of love and life.

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Are We Really In This Together?

By Rev. Kenneth Daniel  •  May 20, 2021

Early in the pandemic, we began to hear the phrase, “We are in this together.” This was used widely to encourage people to protect each other, use masks, practice social..

The Climb to What We Ought to Be

By Rev. John Gantt  •  May 14, 2021

“When I was your age, I walked to school uphill both ways barefoot in the snow.”  It is an oft-quoted exaggeration. It is not an exaggeration that the trail to the Lewis..

The View From the Top

By Rev. Ruth Fitzgerald  •  May 06, 2021

In the recent years before the COVID-19 pandemic began, I undertook a series of hiking trips with good friends. There was a good bit of climbing involved on our trips to..

The Power of Light

By Rev. Rebecca S. King  •  April 29, 2021

Outside of the Cleveland Museum of Art, one will find the tree-lined Wade Lagoon. During a recent trip to the museum, my daughter and I had the opportunity to walk..

The Invitation of Spring

By Rev. Catherine Lawrence  •  April 22, 2021

This blog post is the third in our series inspired by the words of Amanda Gorman in “The Hill We Climb.”

April Violence Can’t Bring Silence

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins, Executive Director of The Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging  •  April 15, 2021

Author's note: This blog post is the second in our series inspired by Amanda Gorman’s words in “The Hill We Climb.”

Easter Victories

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins, Executive Director of The Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging  •  April 08, 2021

Series Introduction In January, the Abundant Aging writers met to plan the themes for the coming months of this blog. Although that Zoom meeting was a week after our..

The Lessons of Lent

By Reverend Bobbie McKay, Ph.D.  •  April 01, 2021

Each year as Lent approaches, I experience the same dilemma. What shall I do about Lent?

A Never-Ending Lent?

By Rev. Ruth Fitzgerald  •  March 29, 2021

Christians approach the Lenten season and typically enter into a time of prayer, fasting, and the making of special offerings (sometimes called “alms”). We might “give..