Preparing & Pondering (part two)

I gave a little talk this week at our women’s ministry night, Common Ground. This is the second half, read the first half here. Everything we’ve been taught about Christmas says the holiday is all about giving. Giving. Giving. Giving. Giving. But what if it was about receiving? Think about it. Everything we do toContinue reading “Preparing & Pondering (part two)”

Preparing & Pondering (part one)

Last night I shared this piece at Common Ground, our church’s women’s ministry. If you’ve never been and live in the area, you should consider coming (end of shameless plug).  I thought I would share it with all of you as well.  I’ll post the first half today, then be sure to check back tomorrowContinue reading “Preparing & Pondering (part one)”

Is there a Mouse in your House?

Years ago, I joined a women’s Bible study at our church. Every year the women got together at someone’s house for an old-fashioned slumber party. Being new to the group, I was eager to get involved and even more eager to impress them all with my entertaining skills. There would be about twenty women atContinue reading “Is there a Mouse in your House?”