Ready, set and we’re off! The holiday season is in full swing. Expressions of gratitude, tidings of comfort & joy and shopping deals abound. But for some of us there is only stress and trepidation. The goodness and beauty of the season are eclipsed by neverending to-do lists and unrealistic expectations. So what if we … Continue reading What If
Category: Holiday Reflections
Tidings of Comfort and Joy
Tis the season, friends. And no doubt it’s...different. I found myself close to ‘Bah Humbug’ until I was struck by the words of an old familiar carol: 🎶God rest ye merry gentlemen Let nothing you dismay Remember Christ our Savior Was born on Christmas Day To save us all from Satan's pow'r When we were … Continue reading Tidings of Comfort and Joy
The Goodness of Friday
Discover the Power of Love in Good Friday In remembranceOf an act of love so amazingYou and I were on His mindThe joy set before HimBruised, Pierced, CrushedFor His belovedHe acquitted us from sin's penalty of deathRansomed our soulsNo longer enslaved by the darkness of our heartsReconciled to the FatherJesus, the SonEndured the agony of … Continue reading The Goodness of Friday
It’s a Wrap!
"Yet God has made everything beautiful for its own time..." Eccl. 3:11 And so it has begun...the year in review, recaps and reflections. Looking to the new year with anticipation, resolutions and goals. Tis the season for marketers to bank on our regrets and mirror our motivations. We hope and pray 2020 will usher in … Continue reading It’s a Wrap!
Celebrating The Light
“The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it.”- John 1:4-5 So grateful for His Light. The Light that shines on my dark places, freeing me to walk confidently in purpose. The Light that gives … Continue reading Celebrating The Light
Psalm 136:1(NLT) Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! His faithful love endures forever. With the holiday season in full swing, I’m thankful for a Thanksgiving spent at home. With family stretching to the south and to the west, holiday travel is often a given but this year, there really was no place … Continue reading Opting Out