Monthly Archives: December 2011

The 366 days of Christmas my Savior Brought to me ….

     Imagine that you are standing in front of a beautifully decorated Christmas tree.  The shape of the tree is perfect.  The lights are placed just right.  The ornaments are of various colors, but perfectly placed.  Under the tree are … Continue reading

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To be MERRY

      I wish each of you a merry Christmas in the truest sense of the word merry. Turning to the dictionary, we learn that the word merry is defined as “showing high spirits or lightheartedness; cheerful, joyous, uninhibited enjoyment. I … Continue reading

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Working for God v. Doing God’s Work

The writer Thomas Greene made a distinction years ago that has stayed with me through time.  There is a difference, he says, between working for God and doing God’s work!  These simple words  point to a huge difference!!! When we … Continue reading

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Ready for some GOOD NEWS???

Suggestion for improving mental health:  watch less tv news, turn off radio talk shows, be selective on the newspaper articles you read!! No I am not advocating putting our heads in the sand or ignoring challenges before us, but it seems … Continue reading

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And you are preparing for what?

      Black Friday, Shop Small, and Cyber Monday are now history.  Now, we can all focus on the “work” of Advent, i.e. preparation [or preparing the way].  Preparing the way for what?  Finishing our shopping?  Sending Christmas cards?  Putting up … Continue reading

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