What if hope were on our wish list this year. Even better, what if that was the gift we sought to give. To wrap up big and small acts of justice and mercy and peace and slip them into the stockings where they are needed the most. To light a candle of hope in the darkness of too much self, too much them, not enough we. Continue reading Is Hope on Your Wish List?
They are all around us. People whose hearts are breaking, whose worlds are spinning… longing to feel the deep sleep of heavenly peace. Continue reading When All Is Not Merry & Bright
Darkness calls out to our deepest fears with a taunting narrative that we are helpless or hopeless or alone. Fear says this darkness is our story. Faith lights a candle and says, “I beg to differ.” Continue reading Lighting Up the World
Today’s Word: HOPE Today’s Time of Stillness: 3 minutes “Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” – Romans 15:13 (NASB) This First Sunday in Advent we light the candle of hope. Rejoice, rejoice, Immanuel shall come to thee O Israel. Continue reading Hope