Category Archives: December

Simply Christmas

My community has been shut down for days.  Freezing rain, sleet, and then eight inches of snow layered one on top of the other have resulted in school closings, events cancelled, and a forced time out for most of us. … Continue reading

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Bow Down & Worship

“On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him.”                        Matthew 2:11 The culture in the first century was not one where women or children were respected.  The dividing line … Continue reading

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Anticipating Joy

After they had heard the king, they went on their way, and the star they had seen when it rose went ahead of them until it stopped over the place where the child was. When they saw the star, they … Continue reading

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Have Yourself a MARY Little Christmas

The Mary-Martha tension is a continual challenge for most of us. Finding the right balance between the eternal and the tempo­ral is a daily dilemma. Perhaps this angst is never greater than during the holiday season. Our desire to do … Continue reading

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