A Day in the Life

About a month ago, after a particularly difficult encounter, I started to wonder why God called me to this work, how I was in any way equipped to help people that are in so much pain and have such a myriad of issues…..what was I thinking???  And then, God answers with a week like this. …Read more »

Cracked Pots in the Garden

Last year we started a Gardening Project between Duffy Health Center and St. Joseph’s Shelter.  As an organic gardener I know how healing growing healthy foods can be; from planning the garden, to planting, to care and maintenance and finally eating the fruits of one’s labor, gardening is an all around spiritually fulfilling activity.  For…Read more »

Love others as you love yourself.

In last month’s worship service we heard from Romans 8 which tells us that “nothing can separate us from God’s love.’  At today’s service we heard from the book of Mark.  Here Jesus was asked about the most important commandment and:   Jesus said, “The first in importance is, “Love the Lord God with all your…Read more »

God Loves You…no matter what….

He was waiting for me at the shelter, knowing I’m there on Wednesday mornings.  “Pastor Pam,” he exclaimed, “God loves me.”  “I know, I said.”  “No Pam,”  he continues, “God really loves me, I didn’t know it before, but God really loves me.  I thought all my life that God was waiting for me to…Read more »

Here Now Ministries

I want to apologize for not posting in a long time.  I think about what I’d like to write, or about sharing the words of my dear friend Carton, and just have not had the time or energy.  I’ve been working hard to get the outdoor ministry up and running, and want to share that…Read more »

Using our Gifts

I wanted to share a snippet of what I preached this week.    Here are the passages and a brief synopsis of my understanding of them as they relate to this week’s inspirations. Psalm 19:  The Heavens are telling the Glory of God and the wonders of God’s love are all around us. 1 Corinthians…Read more »