Panic and the Christmas Story

Panic and the Christmas Story

I recently went to a Christmas dinner that was to have a devotion before the meal. When the host asked if I would be one of the readers for the Scripture portion, I casually agreed. Not a big deal, right? It’s most definitely part of the Christmas story. Well, I was...
Peace for the Big Day(s)

Peace for the Big Day(s)

My wedding celebration and reception was this past weekend. It was a day that Francisco and I will remember for as long as we both shall live. It’s a day when as many loved ones as possible, on both sides of our families, were in one place at one time. We got to...
Lost and Stubborn

Lost and Stubborn

From Mark 9, “…[The disciples] did not understand the saying and were afraid to ask Him.” I can’t recall the number of times before GPS or since when I was lost while driving or riding a bike in an unknown place. That’s not to say I am excellent with directions, but...
Spring in September

Spring in September

It’s beginning to feel like Spring! While the temperatures begin to trend downward to create a literal feeling of better weather (amen!), lots of ministries and partnerships are also beginning a new season of life this coming month. Here’s a crash-through list of...
Joy!

Joy!

If you’re familiar with Scripture or were to search a Bible reference material, it’s apparent that the word “joy” appears a lot. Sometimes, many times, it appears in some pretty unlikely places, where logically the people would seem pretty unhappy. You may have...