Day: May 19, 2013

How long O Lord

by Maria L. Evans In the wee hours of May 3, at a time of year we’re enjoying the luscious green of the grass, the budding of the wild plums and the redbud trees…it SNOWED. The latest I have ever remembered it snowing in Northeast Missouri was April, most significantly the Great Easter Blizzard of …

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Pentecost and pair o’ cleats

The first time I heard the word “paraclete” used in a sermon, I thought the preacher was saying “pair o’ cleats.” I kept thinking, “Why’s Jesus talking about cleats? Baseball and football hadn’t been invented yet!”