Joy

A Most-Fond Farewell....

A Most-Fond Farewell....

My article for the local Waverly newspaper summing up my experiences over the past five years, through the comic lens, of course!

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"APRIL FOOLS!"

"APRIL FOOLS!"

Because Easter this year fell on April 1, there was I am sure many a preacher -- and many a sermon --exploring comic elements of this most-significant day of the Christian year and, hence, the Way of Christian Discipleship.  Isn't that great??  Here was my contribution!!

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"Laughter for a Change!" A Report from This Summer's Wild Goose Festival

"Laughter for a Change!"  A Report from This Summer's Wild Goose Festival

Here's what happened when Rev. "Laughing Laura" Gentry and I did our thing for a workshop at Wild Goose 2017 (a "Christian Woodstock" of sorts held in Hot Springs NC in early July).  Soooo fun.  Theologically relevant, too!

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Year End Top 10!

Year End Top 10!

Time to share the list of my Top 10 Joys of 2016!  This year doing this exercise was a little different.  And even more important.  Check mine out and make your own!

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Why We're Grateful for Gourds

Why We're Grateful for Gourds

Thanksgiving - and the Bible - invite us to be grateful for some pretty weird things.  So how great there are gourds in our Thanksgiving centerpiece!  (If not on our plate....)

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Grief Relief: Looking for Laughter in Loss

Grief Relief:  Looking for Laughter in Loss

Following Tuesday night's election returns, there are a lot of deeply grieving people.  It's important to grieve, and there are additional important tools for handling times such as these, too.  Laughter expert Allen Klein poignantly shares his experiences as he struggled with his father's death.  Hope this helps.

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I'm Not Dead Yet!

I'm Not Dead Yet!

Why this Spamalot song - in all its splendid goofiness - has been surprisingly helpful as I deal with scripture and grief over my brother's sudden, tragic death.

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