Harry J. Heintz loves sailing. And reading and writing. And his wife and family. And God. And baseball. And life. He has been writing for years, for sermons, teachings, and observations about life and faith. Friends and family have urged him to start a blog. With their help and encouragement, here goes.
Normally I don’t shop at Wegmans on Saturday mornings, when the markets are very crowded. This Saturday morning, March 21, I ventured to our local Wegmans to pick up about a dozen items. COVID-19 (not the Chinese virus!) is changing just about every aspect of our daily lives. But food shopping is essential. Markets, … Continue reading A Saturday Morning in a Wegmans Market during a National Pandemic
[Note that I posted a shorter form of this article some time ago. I have slightly revised it and expanded it with two emerging issues, treated briefly toward the conclusion. I post it on a primary day for four states, but one of them is not voting today because of one of those issues.] … Continue reading The Electoral College and Other Voting Issues, 2020
[The post below is from the History Channel’s “This Day in History” app, which I get every morning. When many of us are deeply concerned about the presidency of Donald Trump, and I am one of them for many reasons, it is good to be reminded that the good old days where not always so … Continue reading Happy Presidents’ Day
I recently read that a friend (I’ll call him Joe; not his real name) “lost his battle with cancer and died.” That troubled me. Indeed, my friend died some months after finding out that he had an aggressive and insidious cancer in his body. I had the privilege and honor of preaching at his funeral. … Continue reading Journeying with Cancer