Ravenous hunger. Insatiable thirst. A world grasping headlong and heedlessly for the unsatisfying sustenance it so deceitfully offers to itself. Starving for the Bread of Life. A starving world- this is the world to which Jesus came. Yet people were not hungry for Him. A waiting world- this is the world to which Jesus came.… Read More Christmas Vignettes: A Manger For The Bread of Life
December 22, 2005 found me staring at a ceiling (again). In a hospital (again). I had not yet been diagnosed with Hyperemesis Gravidarum, but this was my second stay in the hospital in just a few weeks’ time. This was not the way I had envisioned our first Christmas as a married couple. We had… Read More Christmas In The Hospital (Part 1)
This past Tuesday night my husband and I traveled to St. John, NB, where we ministered at a senior’s banquet. Although at first we seemed like misfits in a sea of sweet gray and white-haired men and ladies, we soon felt at ease with a great group of people. We enjoyed a fabulous candlelit meal,… Read More Christmas Vignettes: The Irony of a Stable Birth
Today I’d like to introduce you to one of my favourite Christmas CDs, “Merry Little Christmas.” This CD has 51 minutes of 15 beautiful, fun arrangements of some best-loved carol and Christmas classics. Pianist Ken Renfrow has a delightful playing style, and when coupled with orchestra, timeless renditions of Christmas tunes are created. This morning… Read More Merry Little Christmas CD Giveaway!
Somewhere in time, we began clothing our favorite Christmas books with bright, cheery wrapping paper. What started out as a neat idea is now a locked-in tradition at our house: We read our way to Christmas Day! Bedtime stories take on new luster as a fresh book is unveiled each night. Daddy begins to read… Read More Christmas Count-Down: Reading Our Way To Christmas Day