Even in its most secular manifestations, Christmas reminds us that there is something more. It is is indeed a Holy Day. Continue reading Jingle bell time is a swell time
For our sake He became poor, born in obscurity, practically unnoticed. This is how it had to be. Continue reading a humble beginning
So we light the candles as the shadows deepen, and mark off the calendar as the days lengthen. It’s the Babe of Bethlehem that we long for, for God to come and dwell with us. Continue reading Is it Christmas yet?
The winter will end. The darkness will recede. Everything will be as it should be. Every celebration points to this day and every disappointment does too. Continue reading Christmas chimes
Tonight there were four candles on our table, but only one was lit. It is the first week of Advent and, if you let it, every meal can be turned to worship. Continue reading an Advent(ure) of faith
Everyone is home for Christmas, our four adult children, their spouses and all the grandkids. It’s a houseful, with 16 … Continue reading home for the holidays
Joseph was likely an older man. And she was likely a very young woman. Few men in history have shown such restraint. Or such faith. Continue reading the wait is over