Author Archives: nancyros2013

Blowing In the Wind

On Sunday, June 21 the Hingham Singers came to Broad Bay. As they were just off a concert tour focused on the music of Peter, Paul and Mary, I focused on Bob Dylan’s song, “Blowin’ in the Wind.”  It was … Continue reading

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A Place at the Table

There is a place at the table for everyone.  Whether your table is set for one or 25, may your table be filled with food, joy, and hope. (Thanks to AJ Simmons for the art.)

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Come, You Thankful People Come

AJ Simmons drew the Broad Bay Church under the rainbow, the rainbow that scripture tells us was placed in the sky to remind God not to destroy the earth.   The rainbow is a reminder that God’s love shines on … Continue reading

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Kavannah/Ford: Children are Watching Us

For many, painful personal issues regarding assault, sexuality, alcohol and drugs have risen to the surface.  I pray for all who remember trauma this day.  There are plenty of youth who are witnessing or participating in parties with alcohol and … Continue reading

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In praise of poetry and art

On Sunday, poet Elizabeth Meade, recited several of her poems in worship.  A hush fell upon the congregation as she shared these words. Way of Small Warriors I want to be like grass growing through cracks in the concrete reaching … Continue reading

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Joy by Trudi Hodgkins

On Sunday, Trudi Hodgkins shared these words as she lit the candle of Joy.  I love that so many are creating their own art and poetry for worship.   Later she sent this photo taken from her deck as the sun … Continue reading

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“Do I have to believe in Christianity to be a member of the church?”

Let’s turn the question around.  The church should be a place where the deepest spiritual yearnings of people are touched.  The church should be a home for our questions, our hurts, our yearnings, our tears, and our love; the church … Continue reading

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