Monthly Archives: December 2015
“Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:10-11 I pray you have a wonderful hope filled Christmas and holiday season. See you in January!
If ever we needed to hold onto hope, it’s now. Every day the news broadcasts some fresh horror that creeps closer to home. I don’t read every story, but I tune in enough to glimpse the chaos whirling past. It reminds me of a merry-go-round. Do you remember them? Most schoolyards had one and it was the hit of recess—until the ubiquitous bully came along. He’d grab one of the iron bars and spin it. Hard. Again and again. Faster and faster delighting in our screams and scramble toward the center column for safety. Then he’d step back, laughing while we clutched the bars, chins tucked to chests as the centrifugal force pulled and sucked, prying us loose to fling us into the waiting dirt and sand. Sometimes that’s what … Continue reading