Roses and teachers and trees

I noticed a rose in my garden that is blooming this chilly winter's day. OK, we live in southern California so it's not that chilly, but colder than usual and I'm pretty sure my blood is thinning after living here for a couple of years because I am wearing a pullover sweater and a cardigan … Continue reading Roses and teachers and trees

Nothing is impossible for God

It begins with a 'yes.' That's all. A serene, trusting, courageous yes to God's plan. We don't need to know all the details. We know that God has the ultimate Victory so there is no need to worry. We say 'yes' and wait in anticipation of the wondrous events that will unfold. Maybe sometimes they … Continue reading Nothing is impossible for God

Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord

Today's Gospel reading, the 2nd Sunday of Advent, is from Matthew's Gospel. It tells us of the revolutionary John the Baptist. He was amazing and kind of scary. So filled with the Holy Spirit that it shot out of his heart and into his voice, and his message motivated people! Some people were motivated by … Continue reading Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord