How Long, O Lord, How Long?

Here is a piece I wrote for our church “Advent” blog, NorthPark Presbyterian church Blog: Advent Devotionals How long, O Lord, must we call for help, but you do not listen? How long must we cry out to you, “Violence!” but you do not save? (Habakkuk 1:2) We are weary with our crying out; our throats […]

Moment for Mommy: What is Christmas Spirit?

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. Calvin Coolidge Christmas eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body, […]

More Fire and Light, Deep Breaths and Christmas Peace!

Yesterday afternoon around 5:00, I collapsed on the living room floor, spread eagle by the glowing artificial Christmas Tree. GareBear had graciously picked up the kiddos from school for the evening, so I had a little time to myself. I was emotionally and physically exhausted from a busy day – an early morning staff meeting […]