Pinkeye – By Rev. Amy Bezecny

October 15th, 2015

  Pinkeye, Pot Luck, and Fondue – A three part series. 1) Pinkeye My son had been with us just a few months when he awoke one morning with pinkeye. I said, “Oh baby, you might have pinkeye. We’ll need to try to make you’re eye feel better” He was quiet, and moments later he said, “But Mommy, I want my blue ones back.” We…

A Way Through the Darkness of Sexual Abuse – By Rev. Suse McBay

October 14th, 2015

Diane Langberg, in her book, ‘Suffering and the Heart of God,’ describes a visit to Ghana and her visit to Cape Coast Castle. It was a center for the trafficking of hundreds of thousands of slaves, who were housed in its dungeons before transportation onto slave ships. These were dark, claustrophobic caverns full of people chained and shackled without possibility of escape. While she was…

When Birthdays Don’t Feel So Happy – By Dr. Lorna Bradley

October 14th, 2015

A group of moms can sure go through the tissues when talking about birthday parties. We gathered on a sweltering Houston day talking about unexpected grief. Parent after parent shared the heartache of birthdays. Wondering if a child will still be here next year. Hoping for developmental milestones that still go unfulfilled as the calendar marches along. Expected party guests who never arrive. That last…