Month: December 2019
Trust… The Foundation of Peace
What type of peace does Jesus offer? Is it simply the absence of hurt or struggles? No. He offers more. It is a peace of the soul that surpasses struggles. It is also a life of peace that we must choose.
Shadows at Christmas?
I was thinking last week about the dark things that we sometimes miss seeing when we talk about the first Christmas. We overlook that Joseph was about to abandon Mary. We tend to not talk about the babies that were killed by Harod. We gloss over Simeon’s blessing in the temple that includes declaring that…
Preparing for Christmas – A Struggle of Faith
But Mary treasured all these things, pondering them in her heart. Luke 2:19 Sometimes we forget how much of struggle Christmas was for the first people who experienced it. I think of the struggle of Mary and Joseph as they made their way to Bethlehem. I think of the struggles of everyone who was visited…