Presbyterians at the Kirk will join almost a billion
Christians all over the world and celebrate Easter on
April 4. We will have triumphant music with hymns
and strong hallelujahs. We may even hear a sermon
that is inspirational.
On Sunday morning, after the roads
allowed access to the Kirk, we discovered
serious damage occurred to the office building
during our recent severe winter weather,
presumably the result of a ruptured pipe in the
I ran across a quote of the late British spy novelist
John le Carre last week. That was the pen name of
David Cornwell, who died this past Dec 12. Many of
you may have read some of his 12 spy novels or seen
the many movie versions.
Originally published in a 1905 edition of The New York Sunday World, The Gift of the Magi tells the story of a young couple at Christmas when money is tight, offering important insight into the nature of gift-giving.