Category: Rev. Lydia’s Minister Musings
April 8, 2020
This week’s message comes to you on the first day of the Jewish holiday of Passover and during the Christian Holy Week. In both traditions, it is a time of looking suffering squarely in the eye, and reaping lessons from life’s hardest moments. … read more.
March 31, 2020
Tuesday’s news about the magnitude of anticipated loss of life in this country sent me into a funk. (Apologies to those with whom I was on my last Zoom call for the day.) I’ve heard that the peak here in Boulder County … read more.
March 18, 2020
As the landscape keeps shifting with the impact of a new coronavirus on our community, the Fellowship is here for you. By staying connected, we will navigate our way through these times. Imagine that everything we’ve done, individually and collectively, has been preparing … read more.
March 12, 2020
With deep sadness, I write to say that our present public health emergency necessitates that we suspend all in-person gatherings connected to the Fellowship until further notice. And that means everything — Sunday services, and things like Auction events, covenant groups, and meetings.
We … read more.
March 7, 2020
In Connections Weekly on Friday, March 6, 2020:
Staff and leaders are planning for the possibility that the coronavirus will be confirmed in Colorado at some point. We ask that people stay home if they feel sick. We’ll switch to ‘touching elbows’ instead of … read more.
Open up the doors . . .
Open up all that you are
Heighten and deepen your connections to the world around you
Broaden your definition of neighbor
Grow into the largest target for grace that you can muster
And pray to become a gateway for even greater love … read more.
If you are lucky, it happens like this:
You lose a parent
(and not a child)
after they lived a long life,
and as they were declining,
but without too much lingering
in the land of increasing diminishments.
It is … read more.