Unwrapping God’s Gifts this New Year
I suppose a predictable blog post for the New Year would be about resolutions and making positive changes in your life –healthier behavior, more prudent decisions, self-control, breaking bad habits, etc. But this is a different kind of year. We’ve all been “incarcerated” for the past ten months and we may have learned some […]
I so loved curating the Advent Blog for 2020. And I am hoping you enjoyed following this year. “Irrational Season” really captured all of what 2020 brought us. Thank you to all of the 27 different voices who shared their poetry, music, thoughts, vignettes, and prayers this year. We are so very blessed that you […]
Always Look for the Light
Always look for the light.
It’s Christmas Eve
Madeline L’Engle’s book The Irrational Season has been the basis of this year’s Advent blog. As Advent ends and we welcome the Christ Child, I share these words, and also some words of thanks. This is an irrational season…and God is irrational. Who would think God, almighty God, would choose to touch down in our world, coming […]
We ARE Christmas
We are Christmas!
Are you Ready?
Luke’s story – a story about how God, in Jesus Christ, has touched the pain of the world in a new and wondrous and transfiguring way – begins with a priest. With a priest in the temple: Then there appeared to Zechariah an angel of the Lord, standing at the right side of the altar of incense. (Luke […]
We’ve spent a week at the Jersey Shore every summer for the last 17 years. We were so grateful when we found out it would be okay to return this year. The transmission rate of the virus was lower, and we could do the same social distancing there, as we were doing here. It was […]
Great are You Lord
Almighty God, you are the source of our everything. We are eternally grateful. Here is a beautiful rendition of Great Are You Lord! Here are the lyrics: You give life, You are loveYou bring light to the darknessYou give hope, You restoreEvery heart that is brokenAnd great are You, LordIt’s Your breath in our lungsSo […]
Finding Comfort In Where You Are… And Not Knowing Where You Will End Up
Yesterday, I was pondering over how Mary must have felt when she was told by an Angel that she was the favored one to bear Jesus Christ. Her life was definitely transformed and changed forever. She had no frame of reference to lean on, or a Mother’s guidebook for rearing the Christ child. She didn’t […]