re{kindling} joy

I've been sacrificing without abiding... ...and that just leads to burnout and baditudes. We're six days in to 2011, and already I feel overwhelmed and scared for what God has ahead of me. I know, without a shadow of a doubt, that this year will bring about change in my life. God is moving and … Continue reading re{kindling} joy

The end of the story

Each Christmas I pull out my little stable and figurines, dusting them off after a year in confinement. Setting them up in our living room, I tell my children the story that the tableau represents. Mary and Joseph traveled to Bethlehem. Mary was pregnant and had to give birth in a barn. The shepherds came … Continue reading The end of the story