Padre’s Ponderings

Rector’s Reflections February 2017 The Rev. Eric L. Miller It was a Wednesday afternoon. That morning I had read over upcoming bulletins, looked over the Annual Meeting packet, had a meaningful Holy Eucharist with several in our Memorial Chapel, and met with a few different parishioners. I grew hungry. So, …

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Testing My Blog

Greetings, all!  Thanks to Nikki DeWitt for coming in this morning and teaching me how to access my blog again after updates to our website have been made.  My goal is to post to the blog on a weekly basis.  Wish me luck! In God’s Grace, Eric+

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Rector’s Reflection Jan 2017

January 2017 Rector’s Reflections The Rev. Eric L. Miller With the birth of the new year we are still planted firmly in the middle of Christmastide. Christmas gives many of us a great sense of joy and wonder as we celebrate the ultimate gift, the gift of God’s love made …

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The Fog Is Lifting

It’s been quite a stretch since my last blog entry. One of my goals for 2016 is to post a blog on a weekly basis. I certainly haven’t had a perfect attempt at that goal, but a Sunday afternoon accident several weeks ago didn’t help any, either. Another of my …

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Part 3: Thank You

  “Thank you.” That concise statement is the third “thing” from author Ira Byock’s, The Four Things That Matter Most: A Book About Living.” For those who may be unaware, this is the third of my four part blog post series reflecting on Byock’s writing. You can find my first two reflections, …

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Part 2/4 : I Forgive You

The second of four words suggested by Ira Byock in his book, “The Four Things That Matter Most:  A Book About Living” are the words, “I forgive you.”  What powerful words! I find that the longer I hold onto a hurt, anger, or resentment, the longer I find my peace …

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