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.
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’m having trouble unwrapping things today. It’s not that I don’t want to, because I do. Nearly a year of weekly unwrapping has taught me the importance of seeing the beauty in the mundane, finding the calm in the chaos, the gift in the garbage. God’s gifts of love to us– wrapped up in simplicity […]