THIS IS IT! The night everyone's been waiting for! Great food provided by the good cooks of All Souls. Great Talent provided by the amazing people who call All Souls their spirtual home. Potluck Supper begins at 5:00 p.m. Talent Show begins at 6:00 p.m. Please bring a main dish or a salad to share for the potluck supper. Beverages and dessert will be provided.
When it came to saxophone, my Father was my biggest fan. It was embarrassing when I was young. He was always looking for places for me to play in public, long before I was comfortable with my horn or myself. He took on aspects of the stage-mother. One of my first, father-induced, public performances was at our community center. Dad urged me up the concrete steps. At the front of the hall, an old woman sat at the piano. I had not seen her before. People called her Bessie
We’ve got talent at All Souls Church…abundant talent. Some of that talent is musical. There are many among us who play instruments of various kinds and there are people who can sing. Oh can they sing! Some of that talent is the form of storytelling. There are many among us who can tell great stories or read stories or enact stories in ways that make the stories last in our minds for years. Some of that talent is in the form of humor. There are those among us who can just
The Lenten journey has begun. "Deserts unclutter the soul. The hot desert sun vaporizes all manner of luxuries." In her Lenten book, 40 Days of Decrease: A Different Kind of Hunger. A Different Kind of Fast, author Alicia Britt Chole asks, "In an age suffocating in self, any willful fast from what much of the planet would deem a luxury is to be commended. However, since commendation cannot be confused with preparation, I must ask: can such polite fasts alone truly prepare us