Advent: Week 2: The Candle of Love

to be or not to be... that is the question

Do you know who said that famous quote? It is the opening phrase of a soliloquy spoken by Prince Hamlet in William Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet. In the scene, Hamlet is torn about avenging His father’s murder or not. “To be or not to be; that is the question.” This week of Advent has been an anticipatory look […]

Advent: Week 1: The Candle of Hope

what to do in the waiting

Today, a friend texted me to ask me to pray for her daughter. She had witnessed a young man commit suicide right before her eyes. She was devastated and could not get the image out of her mind. My heart broke for her. My heart broke for the young man’s family, who will never see […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Here's a challenge for all of us!

Happy Thanksgiving, my Friends! Let’s encourage each other by each of us posting below in the comments one (or more, because ti is SO hard to narrow it down to one thing!!!) thing we are thankful for! “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called […]

Eye Obsession

what are you looking at?

ATTENTION! Your Immediate Response Is Needed! It happens all the time. Something or someone is vying for our attention all the time. And their urgency often becomes your problem! If we are not careful, we will find ourselves consumed with whatever stole our attention to the forgetfulness of what or who originally had it. For […]

HERE: Day 13

Matthew 9:18-38

In recent days, there have been a lot of video clips circling the internet of contestants on the television show “America’s Got Talent“. Non-assuming, overlooked, mentally or physically challenged, people we might considered “less than“, who got up on the stage and blew everyone away with their talent! Wow! It puts us in our place, […]

What Kind of Person Do you Want to Be?

dare to do more than just ask

Have you ever asked yourself that question? I mean, really? While our daughter was home for the Thanksgiving holidays, we decided to go see the movie, “Hacksaw Ridge”. Now, I am not condoning or saying that I approve of this movie in its entirety, as there were elements that certainly were not necessary to the […]