Month: December 2017
December 30, 2017
When the eyes of our hearts are enlightened, we are able to see that God is at work.
December 28, 2017
Christmas stillness is deep, underlying peace that bookends our days, whether they are good or bad, joyful or tragic.
December 27, 2017
God’s love is so great, it will conquer all the world’s horrors. God’s love is so prodigious, no evil can possibly prevail against it.
As you celebrated Jesus’ birth by exchanging gifts, did you remember that God’s presence with us is the greatest gift we will ever receive?
December 25, 2017
As we celebrate the birth of Jesus today, my prayer is that you might hear God’s voice calling to you through the simplicity of Carpenter’s lyrics and that you might rededicate yourself to being a means through which others hear God’s voice as well.
December 21, 2017
Jesus Christ, John says, is the true light who was coming to enlighten everyone in the world in the more direct and expansive way, like the sun.
December 20, 2017
“Jesus calls us at Christmas to enter into the Kingdom of Liberty, to be set free by his Father’s love.”
December 18, 2017
Advent is about an intensity of desire. It’s about deeply desiring the presence of God in our lives and our world.
December 13, 2017
Sometimes our souls need poetry. Words fashioned carefully may catch my imagination beyond the ability of charts, graphs, or reports to do so.
The things that are meant to point us to God—family, community, food, presents, love, feasting—can take the focus, instead of pointing us to God, they can take the place of God.