Pastor Don's Journal
Posts from January 2013
With its mountains and mesas, cloudless skies and prickly desert cacti, Arizona was our location for several idyllic days last week.
Yesterday President Obama placed his hand on a Bible once used by Abraham Lincoln and swore on oath to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States".
This last week had just about an equal amount of high and low moments, as I evaluate it.
One of my favorite poets is former laureate Billy Collins. This is a poem I read in the current edition of The Atlantic....
I’ll start the new year with a confession: I think, feel, act and react differently on a mission trip than I do in the normal flow of things here in Alexandria day by day.