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A little bit of Christmas

I admit, by the time mid December finished the steamroll that began flattening me in November, I was ready to find a cave and hibernate until Spring. But I didn't. I love traditions and I love all the festivity around Christmas but this year many things were just too...

Watching the Waves

We've had a lot going on lately and my head often feels like it's spinning with the renovations that are on a deadline, homeschooling, animals, yard work and house work. Plus I often like to think that I can do more than I already can't get done so I try to sneak in...

When the night is long…

This morning, I walked through snow up to my knees to gather the greens for Christmas decorating. I could hear the laughs and calls of my three precious girls playing in the snow with their daddy before he left for work. I found a perfect little tree for the girls to...

Peace- Advent 2013

Jesus replied... "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. “You heard me say, ‘I am going away and I am coming back to you.’" John 14:27 & 28 This week, we light...

Seder & Good Friday

We began the days of Easter by sharing in Seder or Passover. We are not Jewish in our faith or practice but we share the same need for the Messiah, the Lamb. This was our first Seder and so there was a great deal of referring to Messianic Seder within a google search...

Simple: A Guest Post

Sean is a good friend of ours from college days. We were glad to break bread (well biscuits ) and share a bowl of soup on our veranda with him this past fall. I'm honored to share his words here. "The man of simple intention works in an atmosphere of prayer: that is...

Epiphany 2013

More and more, I find that as we practice the spiritual seasons and events in our lives, I see how my mind and spirit have naturally followed these seasons over the years. Now, our practice has simply given voice to this flow of worship. It's always a bit hard for me...

Merry Christmas!

Our house is decorated for Christmas. Our tree has been hunted, brought home and decorated. The greens have been hung. Baking has been done and shared. There are still presents needing last finishing touches, beds to be made, and a feast to prepared. These next days,...