Advent, Christmas and the Waylaying Love of God

Advent, Christmas and the Waylaying Love of God

“I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live; the life I live in the body I live by faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave himself for me.” ~Galatians 2:20 Remember the good old days when the Christmas season began after Halloween? How long until...
Creature Comforts

Creature Comforts

“I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live; the life I live in the body I live by faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave himself for me.” ~Galatians 2:20 I’m writing to say thank you for a recent experience of renewal. The “Here We Still Stand...
You Are God’s Halloween Mask

You Are God’s Halloween Mask

“What else is all our work to God—whether in the fields, in the garden, in the city, in the house, in war, or in government—but just such a child’s performance, by which He wants to give His gifts in the fields, at home, and everywhere else? These are the masks of...
It’s Easier to Float in a Boat

It’s Easier to Float in a Boat

“Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the...
The Grace of Dogs

The Grace of Dogs

“Be thou comforted, little dog, thou too in Resurrection shall have a little golden tail.” ~Martin Luther It’s the dog days of summer…without our dog. On July 26th, we thanked Porter and hugged him as he slipped into silence. Andrea and I adopted Porter nearly twelve...