“My peace mug is broken before I even got to drink out of it!” I thought.
The promise of God With Us is a promise for today.
Fear is so very far from the place of grace that God has for us.
The calendar is full and getting fuller; the bank account is empty and getting emptier. The to-do list lengthens each day, and the radio blares out commercials and “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” and the latest political scandal. The children fight and yell, run around full of manic energy, flop around bored. It is […]
God gave Joseph just what he needed to step forward, one step at a time in obedience.
I have an absolutely terrible case of Vacationitis.
Oh child small . . .
We put up this tree, with its lights and ornaments. We decorate this house with lights and garland and pictures and candles and the manger scene, and we say It is Christmastime. We read the stories, listen to the music, bake the treats. We shop and wrap gifts, write cards, sing carols, visit the shut-ins, […]
I sat on the floor, surrounded by tissue paper, slowly unwrapping ornaments. So many ornaments. We don’t have a designer tree and the decorations aren’t placed with geometrical precision. No professional decorator would allow a fun foam penguin that is missing an eye to hang on her tree. At least two of our ornaments are […]
To read previous entries, go here: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4 ******** And now, today, we wait for His return in the darkness of this world, but we have hope, because we know the Light of the World. He came to his own, and his own people did not receive him. But […]