Hunkered Down Homilies
Writings and things to ponder by Dr. Jim Baldwin, Minister to Senior Adults, during this time of COVID-19. Enjoy!!
This week’s Homilies – –
November 24 – “Goodbyes”: They’re gone! We said goodbye to our two grandchildren who have been with us for the last four months. There were lots of tears at the Baldwin house, as you might imagine. Tears of sadness over the prospect of being apart but also tears of gratitude that we have been blessed by this time together. <<READ MORE>>
November 19 – “Bridges”: I think it was the Judds who used to sing: “Love can build a bridge, between your heart and mine…” In our polarized world plagued by hurt feelings, pointing fingers and unforgiveness, the notion of love building a bridge sounds idealistic. Like the drawbridge at Wrightsville Beach, there are just too many obstacles that keep us disconnected from others.
But Jesus says, “Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” (John 13:34) Paul instructs the Colossians, “Bear with each other and forgive one another… Forgive as the Lord forgave you.” (Colossians 3:13) <<READ MORE>>