This is my second year to adopt the tradition of compiling a list of Words to Live by, inspired by a message from my senior pastor at… Read more “Words to Live By”
As I staggered into my house and finally sat down after slogging through a really tough half marathon last Sunday, my phone began to buzz with texts.… Read more “See You Later”
The whole world seemed to sigh as 2016 drew to a quiet close. I won’t agree to the media’s shouting that it was the “Worst Year Ever.” I… Read more “The Invitation”
You see, slow Christmas is about paying attention and fighting the holiday rush that will ever so slyly steal our joy. The madness of the holiday season can leave you frazzled and harried and frankly, sad. Slow Christmas turns cultural Christmas on its head and spends less on presents and instead is present.
I look around my small living room where we have celebrated four previous Christmases, and I sigh pondering how it’s the same – same shabby tree, same… Read more “Traditionally Speaking”
For years I have been one of those staunch, “We will not watch Christmas movies before Thanksgiving!” people. As my kids get older and more aware of… Read more “It’s a Wonderful Life Indeed”
So my pastor is preaching a series of three messages out of this itty bitty book at the tail end of the Old Testament called Haggai .… Read more “Thoughts on Haggai : The Time is Now”