“Go, tell it on the mountain, over the hills and everywhere; Go, tell it on the mountain that Jesus Christ is born.” (John Wesley Work, Jr.) As I gathered together with about dozen young people at the manger on Christmas Eve, one rambunctious little fellow said in a very loud voice, “I want baby Jesus!” … More “Go, tell it on the mountain that Jesus Christ is born!”
As I walked along with my three companions on the 90-plus degree day, the air was thick but so was the smell of “fried.” The crowds, in comparison, were sparse, but more than enough to see the depth and breadth of humanity. My oh my, Minnesotans love the “Great Minnesota Get-Together!” What is it that … More The Great Minnesota Get-Together
It was a hot dry midmorning summer day, and I was already drenched with sweat. The project of the day: relocating 1/10 of a mile of compost. Because of the density and makeup of the pile, this was “hand work.” As in: no tractors. Shovels, rakes and pickaxes were the tools we had on hand. … More The right tool for the job: formation!