Archives for December 2014

The Neccessary Thing

“Martha, Martha, you are worried and upset about a great many things. Mary has chosen the better (the necessary thing) and it will never be taken away from her.” —- Luke 10:41-42 “THE NECESSARY THING”…but only a few things are necessary, really only one, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be […]

The Virgin Mary

What a glorious event the next two days brings. There are many things that create a sense of amazement when studying the story of how Christmas came to be. While infant Jesus is by far the biggest miracle of the season, Mary and her faithfulness came to mind the other Sunday while listening to the pastor at […]

Hymn Reflection: Joy to the World

Last week I shared an advent hymn, if you missed it, read it here. Now I want to focus on Christmas. It’s only a few days away! I am guessing you probably will sing Joy to the World in church or at home on Christmas. To better prepare you and your heart, I want to […]

The Truth About Christmas

It’s been just a bit of a hard Christmas around our house this year.  It’s not that we have had to face any big tragic event, we’ve had our fair share of those through the years, but right now we are all healthy and strong, employed and happy, that’s not what has made this Christmas […]

Beyond Tinsels & Trees

This time of year, there are customary activities I like to do even though there is a wee bit of dread of the hassle and extra messiness. Getting someone to drag down all my Christmas decorations from the attic and getting them sprawl out, I ask myself is it worth the extra trouble. This year […]