Month: December 2017

Catch the spirit of Christmas

December 22, 2017 | 11 comments

“It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” ~ W.T. Ellis Some people dread the Christmas season. They may live alone, have no family to celebrate with, or no place to go on Christmas day. They

Catch your thermal for the day

December 21, 2017 | 31 comments

Have you ever noticed how many birds can soar to greater heights in the sky without flapping their wings? They don’t struggle to soar. They don’t furiously flap their wings to work their way higher. They don’t get all stressed

Stay awake to reality

December 20, 2017 | 26 comments

I was sitting in a chair reading a book with one of my legs crossed under the other. When I stood to walk I about fell on my nose for one of my legs had fallen asleep and refused to

Seek the real this Christmas

December 19, 2017 | 13 comments

Christmas is a spiritual event. It’s about the coming of Christ which reveals eternal life with God. With all the parties, gift-giving, and secular festivities that often surround the Christmas season, it’s helpful to remember that Christmas is not about

Interpreting “God’s will be done”

December 18, 2017 | 23 comments

While struggling over the impending crucifixion in the garden of Gethsemane, the book of Matthew relays this account of Jesus Christ’s experience: “He went on a little farther and bowed with his face to the ground, praying, “My Father! If