I have always wanted to go to Jerusalem to walk through the pages of the Bible in person. So when I found out I would be attending a conference in Jerusalem, the first person I thought of was Sister Carol. She made the Bible come to life for me in her Bible studies. The first […]
Mary Marvels at her Boy
From the beginning when her boy is littleMary watches, marveling at what he does.His first everything: laughing aloud,first step when she puts her hands out toward him,calls to Joseph, “Come and see!”Later, calls again when her boy at twointently hammers the wooden peg as if conversingwith the toy his father made for him.Each first, a […]
Hope in God’s Surprises
Earlier this week, I was thinking about how easy it was to experience wonder or to be surprised and delighted when I was a child. It was also easier to laugh hard and often back then.