Posts tagged with ‘heaven’

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Empty Chairs…

by Pastor Hartley

(The following is a funeral homily I prepared for the deceased mother of a beloved saint. I share it this week knowing that because of death many approach this year’s Thanksgiving with more empty chairs at their tables than the year past. For those who do not feel this sting so acutely, may these words […]


by Pastor Hartley

If you found your way to the Google main page yesterday you were treated with a wonderful animation celebrating the birthday of Claude Debussey (1862-1918).  The animation – which Google calls a “doodle” – recreates a moonlit trip down the Seine while Debussy’s most famous piano piece, Clair de Lune (or “Moonlight”) plays as background. You can […]