October 2017 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

October 2017 archive of From the Pastor's Desk

Live and Let Live

Posted by Renee Molner on 10/26/17

In the years before the beltway and the interstate highway system, before 1956, if you were driving into Washington DC from southern Maryland or Annapolis, the state capital, you would probably drive through a traffic circle just outside the District of Columbia line. In the middle of this circle ... Read More »

Help Them Live Well

Posted by Renee Molner on 10/19/17

We never know from one day to the next what life has in store for us. There are tragedies and triumphs, and we are so often surprised by what each today brings us.I was saddened this past week by a genuine tragedy, the death of Jaz Granderson, a De ... Read More »

The Labyrinth

Posted by Renee Molner on 10/13/17

For thousands of years, human beings have passed on acquired wisdom to young people in the form of stories like Aesop’s fables, Krylov’s fables, Grimm’s fairy tales. Likewise, Greek myths teach important lessons. One of the most complicated of these myths is the story of Theseus and the Minotaur.A ... Read More »

What's Next?

Posted by Renee Molner on 10/06/17

In the auto accident before the one for which the judge took away his license, my father credited his survival to his guardian angel, who warned him to stop before he went too far into the intersection. That may be true. But I have to admit that on last ... Read More »

Solving Problems and Taking Action

Posted by Renee Molner on 10/02/17

So often we think… There’s no days like the old days, no songs like the old songs…like “The Message” by Grandmaster Flash.Don’t push me ‘cause I’m close to the edgeI’m trying not to lose my headIt’s like a jungle sometimesIt makes me wonder how I keep from goin’ underA ... Read More »


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