Jesus, Ann Voskamp and Bob Goff

I think it’s safe to say that this is a start to a New Year where relatively few people said, “wow, this past year was awesome.”    Yeah, there were some, but let’s face it, it’s been a tough year. A tough year internationally – politically, militarily, religiously, from a refugee standpoint, from a violence standpoint.    … Continue reading Jesus, Ann Voskamp and Bob Goff

What Did You Get For Christmas?

That’s probably one of the most asked questions when seeing friends after Christmas.   At least when I was a kid…… Let me tell you what I got for Christmas……. I got gratitude.   Gratitude for family.   Gratitude that many of them live close enough to get together for Christmas – even if it’s not on Christmas … Continue reading What Did You Get For Christmas?

Waiting–A Season, A Time, A State of Mind

Psalm 130:5  “I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in His word I put my hope.” Waiting – it’s a season.   The season of Advent.   We’re waiting for Christmas.   We’re waiting for the experience of celebrating what God has done for us. Waiting – it’s a time.    Waiting for the kids to … Continue reading Waiting–A Season, A Time, A State of Mind