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
Last week was a hard week. For many people. For many communities. For many families. Violence ruined lives and crushed families. Hope was lost and sadness took over. Teenagers faced the loss of a classmate – at her own hands. Why? Why God? And right before Christmas!?! Why are things so ugly right now? Why … Continue reading A Sad Happy
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?
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