About Dcs. Pamela Boehle-Silva

Pamela Boehle-Silva is the deaconess at Holy Cross Lutheran Church.

Mother’s Day 2019

Mother’s Day 2019 The guy who invented the Post-It-Note was a genius. I love sticky notes—these seemingly innocuous pads of pale-yellow paper with the right amount of adhesive on the top allowing them to stick to just about any surface, … Continue reading

Poetic Time

My husband is a man who spends his days teaching first graders how to read and write, and yet maintains a capacity for deep thinking and great ponderings. The other day he sent me this quote from one of his favorite … Continue reading

The Ground of Our Being

The meaning of life is the mystery of Love.  Just as the roots of the trees hold firm in the soil, so it is the roots of love that hold the ground of our being together.* It is that time … Continue reading

A Never-ending Love

On a autumn afternoon, I meet a friend for tea. We sit outside, kitty- corner from one another, vying for the last rays of sunshine peeking over the roof of the café and warm our hands with cups of Earl … Continue reading

The Gift Bestowed

All this hurrying will soon be over. Only when we tarry do we touch the holy.    Rilke                        A summer morning finds me sitting by an open window in Café Don … Continue reading

Wondrous Beauty

All the beauty of  this world is wet with the dew of tears.                                                       … Continue reading

Clean Water, Food and Fun

Kenyan Deaconess getting water…. I want to give a little shout out for the fifth annual Taste of Loomis on Friday, June 16, 2017 from 6:30 -10:00 P.M. Each year, this event grows and tickets for last year’s event sold … Continue reading

This is Why We Do What We Do

Won’t you kindly consider making a donation today? Donate online at foroneanother.org Or send a check made out to Holy Cross Lutheran Church, earmarked for Kenya and mail to 4701 Grove St. Rocklin, CA 95677 Or grab a jar and … Continue reading

Gratitude and Advent Longings

Gratitude bestows  reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent  moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.    JOHN  MILTON, 17TH-CENTURY ENGLISH POET Matongo, Kenya  We’ve rounded the corner of Thanksgiving and moved … Continue reading

Gratitude and Advent Longings

Gratitude bestows  reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent  moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.    JOHN  MILTON, 17TH-CENTURY ENGLISH POET Matongo, Kenya  We’ve rounded the corner of Thanksgiving and moved … Continue reading