Entries by fhpcrichmond

Grateful for Beauty & People

I just walked to the end of my street trying to see my neighbor, Beverly, before she went back inside. Ahh, but our timing is always off. And then again, WOW.  At the end of my street the lake is bright aqua.  The wind is up. The waves have whitecaps.  I chatted with a lovely […]


Rev. Katherine Todd Luke 12:35-40 Mark 6:1-13 Luke 12:35-40 “Be dressed for action and have your lamps lit; be like those who are waiting for their master to return from the wedding banquet, so that they may open the door for him as soon as he comes and knocks. Blessed are those slaves whom the master finds […]

The Gift of Parenthood

Never a day goes by that we don’t lift up in gratitude to God for the wonderful gift of our children… for they were truly a gift. After eight years of marriage and no pregnancies, despite fertility pills and surgery, we were devastated. We had our careers going, bought a house, and had a washer […]

“True Love Drives Out Fear”

Rev. Katherine Todd Psalm 90:13-17 Mark 5:21-43 Psalm 90:13-17 Turn, O Lord! How long? Have compassion on your servants! Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, so that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. Make us glad as many days as you have afflicted us, and as many years as we […]

Morning Commute

One morning my schedule was flip-flopped, so that I was traveling to a different work station. I found myself driving east out of Richmond on a very busy interstate during rush hour. Too early for me. Forced to look where I was going (!) I met the most spectacularly vivid sunrise I had ever witnessed. […]