Silent Night?!

  Now that Christmas Eve is almost here, I have been thinking about the first event that would mark the day Jesus was born. I have often wondered about the true environment of the Bethlehem that night. It must have been like one big family reunion with all the hometown boys returning to register their…

Christmas Cross

As we pulled into a small village on the Baja peninsula in Mexico, there was a car coming in the opposite direction with a lop-sided cross mounted to its roof. I thought it a bit odd, but I have seen stranger things tied to cars south of the border. As we pulled past I could…

Something to Ponder

Best beauty treatment ever – SOAK in the essence of Jesus. Scriptures – Write them on your heart. Observe the words and ideas. Apply their wisdom. Kneel. Communicate with an open and obedient heart to the One who has shown us how to live well. Spending time at the feet of Jesus will give anyone,…

Something to Ponder: Surprised?

God is never surprised by our circumstances or our choices. But this may surprise you, He chose us simply because He loved us. No other reason. It wasn’t because we finally got it together. Nope. He pursues a relationship with us no matter our situation, and He will not quit—ever. There is nothing you can do to…

Something to Ponder: Bloom

 You have heard the saying, “Bloom where you’re planted.” Well, here is a great example of just that. While enjoying a walk though a sweet little tree-lined neighorhood this morning I came upon this tiny lending library in someone’s front garden. What a simple idea of offering a service to the community. Borrow a book,…