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)”

Remembering Christmas

We walked into church one Christmas Eve to a stunning display in the foyer. There was a shining gold and silver tree stretching to the ceiling, lights were glowing everywhere, and poinsettias filled every corner.  It was magnificent. As we walked into the church sanctuary we noticed it was dark and cold. There were no decorations – just aContinue reading “Remembering Christmas”