Author: Paul Hayden

God and the Transition of Power

God and the Transition of Power There is none. What?!!  We’ve have just gone through a well scripted national process of moving from one president to the next, from one political party to another, from one ideology to another underlying

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Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep On Sunday evening Meryl Streep was given the Cecile B. DeMille Award for a Lifetime of notable work.  It was presented at the Golden Globes Awards by the Hollywood and Foreign Press Association.  My wife and I love

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Changing landscape

Changing Landscape. For the better part of my life Christmas was regarded as the birthday of Jesus.  Even though this is not the most likely date for his birth, and, even though his birthday celebration has been increasingly blurred with

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Political Confessions…Political Actions, Part I

Political Confessions…Political Actions, Part I Political Confessions…Political Actions Over the years I have discovered a number of things I do not do very well.  When I was younger I learned the hard way that I am not very good at

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A Few Post-Election Thoughts

Howdy Friends.  Broke my right hand on Sunday evening so am having a hard time writing thoughts in our post-election nation.  This blog came across my path that I thought said things well.  So, I share it with you and

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The New Commandment

I have been silent too long.  Partially this has been because of illness.  Partially this has been because I still cannot understand the lack of civility expressed between the presidential candidates and the pundits that talk about them.  Partially this

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Fire Cavities

Fire Cavities In the Redwoods there are many surprises.  One of the ones that I personally love is the impact of streams of sunlight that sneak through the giant trees and illuminate the forest in unexpected ways.   I stopped along

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Wandering Wonderings

 As with all of Pastor Paul’s posts, if you are touched by these thoughts feel free to “share” them with others.   Wandering Wonderings. So many thoughts. Such random reflections. Such sadness for what we have lost. sadness for our

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The Road Less Traveled

As with all blogs and lessons on this site, if they are a blessing to you, don’t hesitate to pass them along so they might be a blessing to others.  Pastor Paul The Road Less Traveled Over the past 34

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Orlando

Almighty God: You are the God who created and sustains life.  It is your breath that animates us.  It is your image that is reflected in the best we human beings do.  It makes no difference the color of the

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