Our Gift To You

Our Gift To You

As I walked along the Sea of Galilee this fall I thought I heard God say to write an Advent guide. I wondered if it would be based on the sites I’d seen while in Israel and so I tried to put things together but it never felt right. So I waited. On the flight home,...
Let The Season Change You

Let The Season Change You

As the air turns and it becomes cool, I notice the burning bushes around our home are starting to turn red. Their leaves begin to change one by one, some more quickly than others…but little by little, the season is changing them.   As the air feels cool on my...
There Is Hope For Forever

There Is Hope For Forever

I remember 911. My investment class was abruptly canceled and the nation sat glued to our television sets as we watched how life can change, how history can change in seconds, and it all can make us feel so helplessly out of control.  Out of control. It’s likely...
What Is Your Yes?

What Is Your Yes?

As I watched my five-year-old ask me letter by letter how to spell the words for his card, it made my heart smile.  “You are so brave to get baptized.” He was right. That was brave.  My 85-year-old grandmother got baptized last weekend in my mother’s swimming...