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 […]

Hymn Reflection: O Come, O Come Emmanuel

The halls are decked, the stockings hung and the tree is lit. We start to play Christmas music or hear it as we shop for gifts. As we reflect on this season, I encourage you to walk through well-known advent and Christmas hymns with me. To grow deeper into our relationship with Christ, the newborn […]