Always Abounding

I must be the champion of short-term resolutions. I can do anything—for about 30 days. Fueled by excitement, I rapidly gain speed toward a shiny new goal…then just as rapidly tire and give up on it. Even if I do press on, I have lost the spring in my step that I had at the […]

The Dear Christ Enters In

“How silently, how silently The wondrous Gift is given! So God imparts to human hearts The blessings of His heaven. No ear may hear His coming, But in this world of sin, Where meek souls will receive Him still, The dear Christ enters in.” ~O Little Town of Bethlehem, verse three This blog is part […]

No Starry-Eyed Wise Men in China

So while we’re on the topic of Magi, because Magi come up all the time, we have a bit of a Christmas navigation problem to solve. It’s a small problem. But, odds are you will celebrate about 70 Christmases in your life, so getting the bugs worked out of your grasp of the story isn’t […]