Christmas time means family time. And family time can sometimes mean friction time. We come together with intentions of good will, but as soon as someone says something we disagree with, or does something that offends us, we can be quick to pull out our swords and spears. Continue reading →
The “shortest” day of the year is upon us. There are more dark hours than light as winter officially begins on the 21st. This Advent season of waiting and longing reminds me of a childhood memory…. Continue reading →
There are only 5 days left in this season of Advent! Advent… the time in which we wait and prepare for the coming of Christ. As I try to not get sucked into the “world”wind and patiently wait, I wonder… who is really waiting? And the thought occurred to me — that our Lord is waiting! He is waiting for you- – -and me! Continue reading →
The terrifying roar woke me. I shivered with fear and pulled my sleeping bag over my head wondering what in the world I just heard out there in the wilderness of the campgrounds.
Wolf? No way.
What woke me was NOT a bark or a howl. I waited, and it came again… Continue reading →
Get ready, Get set….
GO SLOW !
December is (almost) here. For most of us that means a busy and hectic month. We will speed around trying to get all kinds of things done before the big holiday. Ever consider replacing the word GO with the word SLOW? Here are a few tips about slowing down during the season. Continue reading →