The Mess

My garage has been a complete mess since Christmas. Today was the day I had planned to get it clean enough for my car to fit.  I started early this morning and began moving boxes, repacking Christmas decor, and throwing stuff away. About two hours in I discovered the garage …

December 23rd – Recapture the Wonder of Christmas – Matthew 2:9-23

The wisemen had followed the star for at least 40 days… possibly longer.  We are told the star “came to rest over the place where the child was.”  Their reaction:  “They rejoiced exceedingly with great joy!” The moment they had been waiting for had arrived and their worship burst like …

December 22nd – Recapture the Wonder of Christmas – Matthew 2:1-8

Time is running out!  As I move the countdown calendar to “three” a bit of anxiety fills my thoughts as I wonder if everything will get done in time for Christmas. We live our lives continuously counting down.  How many days until school is out? How much longer until our …

December 19th – Recapture the Wonder of Christmas – Luke 2:22-35

Waiting…  This morning my dining room table is set awaiting some very special guest.  The ladies I have have the privilege of sitting with every Tuesday morning to study the Word are coming for brunch.  I am so looking forward to our time together.  This year they are all women …

December 17th – Recapture the Wonder of Christmas – Luke 2:19

“But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart.” As the shepherds leave the stable they are seen telling everyone they meet of this baby who has been born, the Messiah! In contrast we find Mary sitting quietly in the stable holding the infant close, treasuring each …