Ponderings

Making Much of Christmas

Friends, Every year we do it. We make so much of this time of year. Going way back to our childhoods, even. Who among us doesn't recall the whole build up all month long? The unboxing of decorations and cherished ornaments with your family, plus the trimmings in every store and street in town? The wish… Continue reading Making Much of Christmas

Ponderings

Wonder of the Season

Where's the wonder gone? Like, is this really all there is? This boring busyness and bluster. Flirting with and flitting about here, there, and everywhere. This season, plus all the year long. Focusing on things that never sustain long-term. Filling in the cracks of life with mere silly putty instead of crazy LOVIN' glue, of… Continue reading Wonder of the Season

Ponderings

Battles and Blessings

Battle I'll dispense with the pleasantries and get right to the point... I have a huge battle in my life. It's something that's existed for as long as I can remember. There are weeks and months where it's severe and intense, demanding a reaction, yet also times in the last few years when I'd believed… Continue reading Battles and Blessings

Ponderings

Love’s Way (One Day)

Do you know Love's way? The heart of truth? The promise of eternity, yet so much more? Before even. On this earth right now, even! See, I walked around a long time before I'd heard. Alone and groping. Never really hoping. Though sometimes laughing and always pretending while searching. Searching, for. the. love! Coming up… Continue reading Love’s Way (One Day)

Ponderings

When Life Seems to Overtake (and overwhelm and bowl you over and take you under) Your Faith

Hope in The Messy Middle How do we keep hoping when the hard and messy of life seems like it's gonna stick around forever and we're left struggling to believe, or even breathe? How do we keep a faith that knows God's gonna come through for us when He's sovereign over all, after all. For… Continue reading When Life Seems to Overtake (and overwhelm and bowl you over and take you under) Your Faith