Where’s My Blanket?

Look to him that you may be radiant with joy, and your faces may not blush with shame. When the poor one called out, the Lord heard, and from all his distress he save him. Psalm 34:6-7 Recent unexpected events have delayed our indoor holiday preparations. Though our Christmas Tree is decorated, the village which … Continue reading

Swaddling Clothes

Your ways, O Lord, make known to me; teach me your paths. Psalm 25:4 My granddaughters are preparing for Christmas my attending to their Advent Calendar. Their calendar covers half of their kitchen door. The top half pictures a bare stable. The bottom half is a twenty-five day calendar which sports numbered pockets for each … Continue reading

Find The Joy

A flurry of emails and Facebook messages have kept everyone informed. My extended family members and many others are worrying, cheering and praying for a young woman who is fighting a terrible disease. My cousin Kim’s battle has been uphill for a while and it has taken its toll on both her body and her … Continue reading

A Welcoming Heart

Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths; all flesh shall see the salvation of God. Luke 3:4, 6 In preparation for our holiday decorating, I reinstated my “purging spree.” This involved donating, recycling, storing or discarding everything not of use at the given moment. Though it pained me to do so, I … Continue reading