Tag: #hopeandfaith

  • Getting your Stable (Manger) in Order

    Getting your Stable (Manger) in Order

    Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.   Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with […]

  • The Night Before Christmas–A Collegiate History

    Twas the night before Christmas…

  • Have Hope

    Sometimes it’s difficult to find evidence for hope in God’s world; in God’s Word, in God’s church, in God’s people, yes, there are signs aplenty – including in that which is imperfect.  But in God’s world – a place so chaotic, so corrupted, so flawed, divided and secularized?  Where do we look to remember that […]

  • Happy Easter! He is Risen! Rejoice!

    Lord, we lift our hearts to you. As the dawn breaks, may we carry the unity we share into every moment knowing that we are one with the risen Christ. Lord, we lift our eyes to you. As the sunrises, may this moment stay with us, reminding us to look for the beautiful colors of […]

  • Tiny Practice: Embrace the Uncertainty with Grace

    In the past year, we have experienced lots of uncertainty. But throughout our lives, uncertainty will be alongside our journeys. Maybe we should take a different approach… “Embrace uncertainty. Some of the most beautiful chapters in our lives won’t have a title until much later.” — Bob Goff Shared by Marcie Doll

  • The Light that Shines in the Darkness–A Poem About Hope

    A poem where light shines in the darkness.

  • Quotes on Light and Hope

    “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” – John 8:12 “When you let your own light shine, you unconsciously give others permission to do the same.” – Nelson Mandela “Give light and people will find the way.” – Ella Baker “We must accept finite […]

  • Sunset

    This spectacular sunset took my breath away. The sky is ablaze with streaks of pink, orange and violet blue. The glowing tapestry of colors is perfectly reflected in the still waters of the bay outside my friend’s house where he and his wife are hunkered down by themselves away from friends and family this holiday […]

  • A Message of Hope this Friday

    Spring is usually my favorite time of the year. I love the tiny yellow green buds dotting the bare branches of winter and their promise of abundant new life.  I took a picture of such a tree on a brief walk the other day.  (As I live in New York City, I practiced social distancing […]