I have fond memories of sitting on a front porch with my mother. She loved being outside anywhere she went. I said “a” front porch and not “our” front porch, because everywhere I have lived or even visited with my mom she gravitated to the front porch. She loved her... View Post
For decades Otterbein has been an open and accepting fellowship, unashamed to advocate for women, immigrants, and the LBGT community. It is preached from the pulpit, and practiced in committee appointments and hiring. We know in our hearts and within these beautiful... View Post
So, we are having a “Spring Fling” dance party in Fellowship Hall at the end of April. More than one long-time member has observed, “We have never before held a dance at Otterbein.” Methodists, along with many other denominations, have a long history of setting limits... View Post
Loss sometimes consumes us. I am having to navigate my life without my mother. She believed in me. To lose the support of my mother is almost the sensation of having the wind knocked out of me. Yet she is still very much a part of me. Everywhere I go, I am aware she... View Post
This holy season let us take a fresh look at some of the characters of the Christmas story. Shepherds. I lived on a small farm, or perhaps small ranch. We had animals. It was not our only source of income. I can imagine what life must have been like for first century... View Post
A few years ago I visited a man who was dying. He had a disease that left him almost immobile. I would say he “suffered” from this disease but he had such an amazing attitude he didn’t consider it suffering. I noted that, pondered it out loud with him and he said,... View Post
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