Snow. Lights. Camera. Action.

It is good to slow down sometimes, even when you are forced to do so.

I don’t like snow. And I don’t slow down well. But sometimes, two less than desirable things conspire to produce a good thing.

The recent 10″ snowfall in Richmond forced the cancellation of a church leadership dinner and two worship services. I resisted the cancellations for as long as I could–how would the world go on without them?–but reality eventually intruded.

So, for two days I stayed home. I like to stay home. 

And I got to do something I have wanted to do for a long time: I used the webcam on my laptop to produce and post a message for our church.

The production values were not high. I had to do it five times before I figured out all the steps. But it broke the ice for me. I want to do more of this, because I think we can connect with more and different people.

So, thank you, snow.

And thanks for some special time with Jonathan, and Cocoa, too.

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Robin Hawley Gorsline

Robin is a poet (claiming this later in life) and Queer Theologian--reflecting a soul of hope and faith and joy and justice/shalom. He is happily married to Dr. Jonathan Lebolt (20 years and counting), the proud parent of three glorious daughters (and grateful to two wonderful sons-in- law and a new one soon!), and the very proud "Papa" to Juna (6) and Annie (3).

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