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Through and Through.

May God Himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. I Thessalonians 5:23a (NIV) We just received word that my nephew’s PET scan following several months of chemotherapy is clear. Along with this married, father of three children, we are all happy dancing around here like Snoopy in Charlie Brown’s Christmas play, praising […]

Treasures of Darkness.

I will give you the treasures of darkness, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am the Lord, the God of Israel Who summons you by name. Isaiah 45:3 No one puts on their Christmas list: Give me darkness. I really, really desire more darkness. But, for me, spiritual maturity […]

But Mary…

But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. Luke 2:19 How do we find solitude in the midst of what easily becomes a hectic Christmas season? Hush frenzied thoughts? Incline hearts and minds to the voice of God?  And fight with William Wallace-worthy fervor for silent and holy moments? Consider […]

A Kiss is Still Sacred.

Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Romans 12:1 (NIV) So here’s what I want you to do…Take your everyday, ordinary life — your sleeping, eating, going to work, and walking […]

What’s So Funny?

Then the Lord said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh and say, ‘Will I really have a child, now that I am old?’ Is anything too hard for the Lord? I will return to you at the appointed time next year and Sarah will have a son.” Sarah was afraid, so she lied and said, […]