Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Do we have eyes to see?

There is very little in my DNA that inclines me toward patience. I frequently choose the self-check service at stores because even if I’m...

What child is this?

The traditional Christmas carol asks, “What child is this who laid to rest on Mary’s lap is sleeping?” That’s the real question as we...

Waiting for peace

I am a winter person. Where most people only see cold and dark, I see cozy sleepy days. Where some people dread, I anticipate....

Christmas

“To Peggy from Santa Claus.” I carefully removed the homemade tag from the package. Out tumbled a yellow-haired, red-cheeked rag doll with gangly legs. Not exactly what...

They that mourn

Simeon and Anna are two of my favorite biblical characters we encounter during the Christmas season. These two senior adults appear at the temple...

Joseph: Man of mercy

Several years ago, I was inspired to dig deeper into what we know about Joseph, the mysterious man who was Jesus’ earthly father and...

What a glorious gift

It was Christmas morning, and I sat amidst the hubbub of gift opening commotion. My brother and sisters were to the right and left,...