When I was little our church had the most magnificent Christmas tree I’d ever seen. With the tallest of the men on 12 foot ladders I still don’t know how they reached the top. Decorating stretched into the evening as children eager with anticipation for the adults to finish stringing lights (so many lights…) waited for the real … More How Did Christmas Find You?
I woke up Sunday morning feeling like I’d been run over by a truck – but a pretty vintage one at least – think baby blue Chevy with a spare tire on the side like my great-grandfather used to own… or the refashioned turquoise trailer seen here selling soap across the way the day before… Family … More A Ministry by Design
Everything is temporary. For a month I’ve been pondering that statement tucked away in the recesses of my mind. As an older friend of ours at church handed out boxes of homemade fudge at Christmas and then courageously and gracefully shared the news that he was facing an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, this was his follow up statement: Everything … More Finding Meaning in the Things That Last
Because it is now officially December, I shall finally speak of Christmas. That’s just how I like to roll- you know letting my holidays have their due in their respective months. Love and hugs to you all who have had your tree up since Halloween though- no judgement here- I just get overwhelmed way too … More Keeping Company With Christmas
~Don’t get discouraged, it may be the last key in the bunch that opens the door. ~ Stansifer Happy Happy Friday my friends! This is it! We are on the cusp of what is going to be a great weekend! (And hopefully a dry one!) Can I tell you these Friday posts are becoming my … More Five Links to Love This Weekend and an Invitation…