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The Giver of good things

The Giver of good things

is the season once again.  Somehow the coffee just tastes better when it is enjoyed with the lights of Christmas.  Somehow, the quiet, colorful mornings of the Christmas season put the rest of the day in a bright, more God-filled...

Thanksgiving Prayers

Thanksgiving Prayers

ne of the most important things to prepare for Thanksgiving is our hearts. I wanted to share a few prayers with you for your holiday. Thursday will be about food, family, and football. Let’s make today about our faith. As we prepare for the...

If you had to list one hundred . . .

If you had to list one hundred . . .

f you couldn’t take your seat at the Thanksgiving table until . . . If you couldn’t turn on the television set and watch the game until . . .  If you had to wash ALL the dishes unless . . .  What?  If our Thanksgiving holiday...

Empty shelves, rich lives

Empty shelves, rich lives

took my mom to do a little shopping and, I have to admit, the news reports were right about the shortages on the shelves. The stores are decorated for Christmas, but where are the stacks of merchandise that usually fill the shelves? “’Tis the...

How does God “inhabit” our praise?

How does God “inhabit” our praise?

alloween has come and gone. The retailers have markdowns on all things “spooky” because they need the shelf space for all things “Santa.”  Hopefully, they keep at least one shelf to remind everyone of Thanksgiving. In many ways, the world doesn’t...

Reconciled to God and others

Reconciled to God and others

of us use the word reconciled in our vocabularies to discuss a marriage relationship that was broken and is now put back together. We say, “They have reconciled.” Every earthly relationship goes through periods of distance or separation. It might...

The Giver of good things

The Giver of good things

is the season once again.  Somehow the coffee just tastes better when it is enjoyed with the lights of Christmas.  Somehow, the quiet, colorful mornings of the Christmas season put the rest of the day in a bright, more God-filled...

Thanksgiving Prayers

Thanksgiving Prayers

ne of the most important things to prepare for Thanksgiving is our hearts. I wanted to share a few prayers with you for your holiday. Thursday will be about food, family, and football. Let’s make today about our faith. As we prepare for the...

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