Saturday, May 28, 2022

Joseph: Man of mercy

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

Blue Christmas

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Blue Christmas" is more than a holiday song famously performed by Elvis Presley. Blue Christmas, sometimes also called the Longest Night, is a day...

Home for the holidays

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I was so looking forward to our first Christmas as a married couple. Decorating our apartment, shopping for gifts, baking my favorite Christmas goodies...

Christmas

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“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...

Home for the holidays

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In the 1971 television movie The Homecoming, John Walton, Sr., is delayed in town on Christmas Eve. His wife, at home, learns there has...

Living resurrection power

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When living in Spain, we were overwhelmed with the attention given to Easter week. Elaborate religious processions winding through the streets and avenues of...

The day we became friends with God

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Maundy Thursday is the day in the Christian year when we enter into the Upper Room on the night that Jesus was betrayed to...

Waiting for peace

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