Advent Word/Day Four Mountains are synonymous with majesty and splendor; the pinnacle of what is or can be. Even in the far distance, they give us a glimpse of the granduer of the view they must provide. Advent is all about waiting, anticipating, and hoping for a better tomorrow. As we look forward to reaching
Month: November 2022
Advent Word/Day Three Teacher, Rabbi, even Rabboni – Jesus was referred to by these names from 40-60 times in the New Testament. He came to teach. Not to judge, not to condemn, not to provide a “get out of hell free card”, but to teach us how to live and love. I was a teacher
Advent Word/Day Two “Whenever two or three are gathered in my name, there I am with them” is an oft quoted passage of the Bible. This season is all about “together-ness” and gathering with family and friends. Sadly, as time goes on, we inevitably lose some of those we love, and the tone and tenor
Advent Word/Day One There are many many references to walking in the Christian faith. From hymns – “Just a Closer Walk with Thee” to poems – “Footprints in the Sand”- to scripture – “For we walk by faith and not sight.” We are told to walk with Jesus, that we never need to walk alone.
All throughout the oppressive southern summer, I look forward to the -ber months. Starting in September, fall is on my mind, in spite of the heat and humidity that linger in Arkansas. I begin decorating the house with leaves, pumpkins, scarecrows, and Halloween fare at the first of the month, and for the last few
The morning after the night before, Foregone conclusions becoming reality within mere moments. Hope disintegrating into despair. What now then? I will ask why but I will not cry foul. I will criticize but I will not demonize. For if despair is not a strategy, What then should be? Rest, regroup, renew, move on, live