Five Simple Lessons from the Christmas Tree

What can you learn from a Christmas tree? I find that the Christmas tree has much to teach us, simple reminders that truly keep Christ in Christmas.  First of all, the Christmas tree is shaped like an arrow pointing to heaven. This is a good reminder for us to keep an eternal perspective. Stress can takeover when [...]

How Will You Wait?

Advent is a time of preparation. We prepare for Christmas in our homes. We prepare for Christ in our hearts as we remember His birth. There is waiting in the midst of the preparation. We wait for gifts we ordered online to come in the mail. We wait for the day to put up the [...]

The Season of Hope

Hope...isn't it exactly what we all need for this life here on earth? The typical idea of hope is "to wish for, to expect, but without certainty of the fulfillment, to desire very much, but with no real assurance of getting your desire"     (definition from During the next few weeks you may hear [...]