An Unexpected Gift

This place so far from home, the one we live in close to the hospital some may call isolation but we call it holy ground. It's a new normal.  A place stripped of most of our possessions but here in the quiet we have found God to be more than enough. His presence is often [...]

No Lists, Just Love

He's making a list and checking it twice, gonna find out who's naughty and nice, Santa Claus is coming to town... Most of us have heard those familiar words many times.  The nice get a gift and the naughty, well...they don't get anything or, if they're lucky, they get a lump of coal. As my [...]

The Light That Keeps on Giving

Twinkling lights are sure to catch our eye at this time of year.  We're attracted by their shimmer through our neighborhoods and homes. I especially enjoy waking up in the morning before dawn and clicking on my Christmas tree lights.  Sitting in the dark with just the glow from the tree is the best part [...]

Grace~It’s All About Grace

The words slid off my tongue like butter from a knife. Smooth, slick words rolled out of my mouth and into my listener's ears. If only I had caught my words that morning and took them captive while they were still a thought. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the [...]