Silence of winter – a pause for meditation. My soul’s desire.
Perspective can be defined as “the faculty of seeing all the relevant data in a meaningful relationship.” As Christians, we don’t have to look at our symbolic chains or circumstances. Paul was a great example about perspective. Shackled and in chains, Paul doesn’t wallow in sorrow for his circumstances. He sees what is happeningContinue reading “THROWBACK THURSDAY: Perspective (2016)”
“When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “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 These three kings followed the star that shined with royal brightness, guiding them to the Perfect Light: Baby Jesus. They were guidedContinue reading “Epiphany: The Perfect Light”
I can’t tell you how many journals I have. They started off as places to take sermon notes, then I kept track of quotes I heard, interesting names, really anything that I may want to reference later. That’s how my journaling started. Then, at the suggestion of a therapist, I began using them to writeContinue reading “BACK TO MY JOURNALS”
Prepare a Place for Him
“On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.” Matthew 2:11 Whether you call them wise men, magi, or kings does not really matter. What does matter is theyContinue reading “THE WISEST MEN”
Confession: I had never really listened to the song “The Holly and the Ivy” until last year. What a beautiful message it gives!
When we surrender our lives to Jesus, we are not guaranteed a life without heartache, pain, or suffering. In fact, the Bible states that in this world we will have trouble. We may suffer. We may be persecuted. We will have trials. Jesus was born into persecution. He suffered and lived through trials and temptations.Continue reading “TAKE COMFORT”
“But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.” Matthew 1:20 Besides Jesus, there is a lot of attention paidContinue reading “A MAN OF FAITH”
“Lights please”… Linus says, setting the stage for his recitation of the words of the heavenly hosts to the shepherds: “And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the LordContinue reading “THAT’S WHAT CHRISTMAS IS ALL ABOUT, CHARLIE BROWN”