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Showing posts from April 10, 2012

Easter Abundance Mindset

A sermon preached Easter Sunday (April 8, 2012) The Rev. John Ohmer, Rector St. James’ Episcopal Church, Leesburg, Virginia "Easter Abundance Mindset" Tuesday of last week, a friend of mine forwarded me a joke on email. I was going to ignore it or save it for a less busy week. But the subject line caught my eye – “Hoosier humor: people from Indiana really understand the humor” and so I opened it and read it. And this is how it goes: “The year is 2036 and the United States has just elected the first woman as President of the United States .. A few days after the election, the president-elect calls her father in Indiana and asks, "So, Dad, I assume you will be coming to my inauguration?" "I don't think so. It's a long drive; your mom isn't as young as she used to be, we'll have the dog with us, and my arthritis is acting up in my knee." "Don't worry about it, Dad, I'll send Air Force One or anothe