Stories about Holy Days

I am Bright. (Psalm 18)

And all grew quiet. And then You reached for me, cradling me in Your arms. You lifted me from the ashes and the drowning. You breathed Your life into my...

The World Inside.

But for forty days, save a few hours of guests stopping by, it was just Mary and Joseph and Jesus. I wonder what life was like in those forty...

The Jesus I See.

It’s Easter. We put on our pretty and hide eggs filled with candy and find all the right words to say to make it all make sense. We dress...

Real Sabbath is More.

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about a single word. Sabbath. It’s such a beautiful word. It feels wispy and wide-open, warm like the afternoon sun of spring. There’s...

What is the Color of Christmas Lights.

My precious brother Wycliffe, I am so thankful for your friendship. I know we live worlds apart – you in a remote village in western Kenya and me in a...

LifeGiving (a psalm of thanksgiving).

It is lifegiving to sing praises to our sweet God All-Mighty. It is the most right thing to do. The song is sweet and beautiful. For He is good...

Here & There. Words for This Day.

  In the dark night’s stillness Love came down God robed Himself in humanity And the world held its breath awaiting the cry of an infant son. Hands raised...

In the Deafening Silence.

Rooster crows. Doves cry. Hammers ring. People jeer. Voice cries out. Thunder echoes. Stone scrapes. {deafening silence} Stone scrapes. Doves cry. One weeps. One speaks. People cheer. It’s Saturday....

30 Pieces.

If I had one last meal, I wouldn’t spend it with the person I knew would betray me – Love does. ~ Bob Goff   They’ve been with Him...

God the (baby).

The words were written in 1973 by a seasoned television news veteran. They are still as meaningful and beautiful today. Read them and read them again – and share...
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