Entries by fhpcrichmond

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. […]

“Faith, the Usurper of Fear”

Rev. Katherine Todd 1 Samuel 17:1a, 4-11, 19-24, 32-49 Mark 4:35-41 1 Samuel 17:1a, 4-11, 19-24, 32-49 Now the Philistines gathered their armies for battle; And there came out from the camp of the Philistines a champion named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span. He had a helmet of bronze on his head, […]

“From Grief to Action”

Rev. Katherine Todd Psalm 20 1 Samuel 15:34 – 16:13 Psalm 20 The Lord answer you in the day of trouble! The name of the God of Jacob protect you! May he send you help from the sanctuary, and give you support from Zion. May he remember all your offerings, and regard with favor your burnt sacrifices. […]

“The Lesser or the Greater?”

Rev. Katherine Todd Philippians 2:12-13 1 Samuel 8:4-18 and 11:14-15 Philippians 2:12-13 Therefore, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed me, not only in my presence, but much more now in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling; for it is God who is at work in you, enabling you both […]

“Love, Loss, and Unquenchable Light”

Rev. Katherine Todd Psalm 90:13-16 2 Corinthians 4:5-12 Psalm 90:13-16 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 […]