We just bought a refrigerator online. Yesterday I found the one I liked for our new home. It will be delivered on the 3rd of January, the day after we move to the house in San Diego. I'm super excited as I have not owned a refrigerator since we sold the only house we've ever … Continue reading On refrigerators and faith
I love the Christmas creche in all its forms. I took this photo in a shop in Williamsburg, Virginia last year. It's amazing, a true work of art. All handmade! If you have a creche, you might consider a blessing. It's not too late as we are right now, today, within the Octave of Christmas. … Continue reading Away in a manger; celebrating the Octave of Christmas
I could not find the photo credit for this picture. It was posted 7 years ago as part of a video called “Santa’s Silent Night.” You can find it on YouTube. I just think it’s a cool photo and I wish I could find out who took it so I could give them proper credit. … Continue reading Joyful Christmas!
In Psalm 14, verse 6, we learn that "the poor" have God as "their refuge." In the Psalms the poor are also referred to as "the just" and as God's people. So, really anyone trying to love and trust God despite all the scary, nightmarish, frustrating, irrational things he or she encounters on life's journey. … Continue reading Attitude and Temptation
Psalms 9 and 10, according to my faith tradition, are always considered together since the continuation of an acrostic poem begins in 9 and continues through the 10th psalm. We're speaking of Hebrew letters here so don't go searching for A-Z in your Bible's translation of those works. Since that's the way they were written … Continue reading Blessed Are You!
Psalm 4 talks about trusting God when things get rough. I love it. As one who believes in absolute truth that comes to us through Jesus Christ who is "the Way, the Truth, and the Life," it is comforting in a world where relativism is so prevalent. And what is this absolute truth? That God … Continue reading Give my heart more joy