The Three Questions
Jun 23, 2009 by Nancy Buschart | 1 Comments
Communion took longer yesterday morning than expected. All the planned music listed in the bulletin had been sung and there were still people waiting to receive the bread and the wine. So the organist began a song that she and the congregation know by heart.
Open our eyes, Lord; we want to see ... [More]
May 12, 2009 by Nancy Buschart | 0 Comments
I’ve been absent from the blog-o-sphere. Not that I’ve checked out or that I’ve run out of things to say. I’ve been emotionally cocooning, I think.
My mom died in February. My sister and I were with her when she left us behind and entered into an eternal dance. The ... [More]
Jan 06, 2009 by Nancy Buschart | 1 Comments
For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; A time to plant, and a time to reap; A time to weep, and a time to ... [More]
Nov 25, 2008 by Nancy Buschart | 0 Comments
Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth.
Birds do this. A joyful noise is made by the wind when it whistles through the leaves in the trees. During autumn days in Estes Park, Colorado, you can hear the eerie sound of elk calling for a mate. Joyful noises - chattering squirrels, ... [More]
Nov 11, 2008 by Nancy Buschart | 0 Comments
To set the stage, this week marks the seventieth anniversary of Kristallnacht. This past weekend, I saw two movies about the Holocaust -- "The Boy In Striped Pajamas" and "God On Trial." The first is about two eight-year-old boys. One, Bruno, is the son of the commandant of a death ... [More]