Month: December 2008

God gets our attention

December 27, 2008 | No comments yet

Here at our cabin, I have an office next to the workroom downstairs. In the workroom there is a space heater with a fan we leave on while the cabin is vacant in order to keep the plumbing and water

The after effects of Christmas

December 26, 2008 | 5 comments

On the radio, I was listening to lamenting and bemoaning over the “after effects” of Christmas by talk show hosts and call-ins complaining about gaining too much weight over the holidays and accruing heavy debt from gift purchases. After a

The real meaning of Christmas

December 24, 2008 | 10 comments

As I was shoveling 4’ of snow off the back deck of our cabin last evening, I had a lot of time to think. Demands on my practice led me to wrestle more with the real meaning of Christmas. As

Listening for God’s direction

December 22, 2008 | 9 comments

When making a critical decision, how do you know if you’re listening to God or to blind human will? This can feel like a tough call to make at times. Last Thursday was one such occasion here on the family