Tag: #ADVENTures

  • Winter Arrives

    We have entered the season of short days, and long dark nights.  Dark nights can be hard.  But they can also be good.  I used to really dislike the darkness until I came upon the saying,  “it is better to light a candle, than to curse the darkness”.  It’s so true.  Curling up with a […]

  • The New Day Rises

  • Believing

    By Lynn Doll the pillars of hope are found in faithone must believewithout this foundationthere is no anchor when storms rageand sorrows overwhelm prayers are lifted by believerswhispered or spokenfervent intentions for othersknee deep in traumaor bereft from sadness or alonefaith guideshope ignitesanswers… not always as one may prayin God’s time andin His Way through […]

  • Mary’s Blessing for Her Little Boy

    Little One I hold in my arms, may you as a child be pulled by a puddle to come out in your bare feet make a riot of water stand in rain turning grasses to greener you, too, are turning – a rainbow inside you, around you, child of promise now fully alive in your […]

  • 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!

  • Heart and Hope

    Our heart……that physical organ that beats within us Pumping blood through a network of arteries and veins called our cardiovascular system. Not my words and quite a mouthful but an apt description of this life-giving organ Shared by official sources that define the meaning of words. But we can also picture our hearts existing in […]

  • 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 […]

  • Alright

    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 […]

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