In 1939 Eugene was 7 years old. And his mother decided they would not get a Christmas tree. She was a woman of conviction and had seen
Christmas is like water. It can be a great source of nourishment—but it can also drown you. The beauty can be eclipsed by a distracted
Do you struggle to hear God’s voice in your particular situation? (Pause) It’s not actually Christmas yet. Even though I keep peeking into my stocking.
This isn’t at all connected to the TV show Modern Family—even though that is pretty funny. Nor is it meant to usurp the real 10
I think we all want Christmas to be awesome. Filled with awe. And as I drive through the neighbourhoods and see multi-coloured lights going up
I know the title may be controversial. After all, what is “good”? And I’m aware of what vonBalthasar said somewhere that “success is not a
Holidays can be really hard. In my experience the worst is probably Christmas. Don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas. Jesus’ birthday, slow-motion snowfall, family
I’d never thought of the question. That is, until I read it. Storytelling is an ancient way of teasing our minds into more active thought
For those of you who are married, do you remember your wedding vows? Having had the privilege of marrying several people (no, I’m not a
I think many of us have been duped to a near cataclysmic capacity. We’ve been tricked into thinking that the sum of life is “to
Like me you’ve probably heard someone say they’re “spiritual but not religious.” Maybe it’s a friend; maybe it’s you. No one has told me they’re
Okay, I admit it. That title promises a lot! But think of it like this: I once heard someone talk about how people think they
Maybe it’s a morbid blog. Or… A hope-filled one! I sometimes ask people if they’d like some input into the songs used at their funeral.