Stories about Musings and Thoughts

Hope. Love. Joy. Peace. And Christmas.

As I write this little letter, Brad is stoking the fire in the living room. He’s got a pot of chili cooking, which heralds cold weather and something that...

The Beauty of Expectancy.

In the days in-between the glorious moments of beautiful birth and humble offering, the days before what had been promised and prophesied was revealed to all – the world...

15 wonders what we now believe.

Fifteen years is a lifetime for my friend’s daughters now in middle and high school. It’s almost half of my son’s life story. It’s a portion of my marriage....

Be and Keep Being. (3 John)

A little something for you, because the noise of the crowds all around us keeps growing louder, and if we are not careful we can fall far into the...

Behind the Iron Gates. Monja Blanca.

There would be little time for names or stories that day. But there would be faces of the little ones with shaved heads and hollow eyes. There would be...

Your Song is Playing. (Psalm 45)

"The world is weighty with suffering, and the shadows push hard into every corner. Strength is so easily melted like candle wax in this present time, even for the...

This is Every-Day Jesus.

This is for you, love. Because I want you to know Jesus. The Christ. The God-Man who defies logic and yet makes sense of it all. I'm not sharing...

Would I Dwell with My Enemies.

I wonder if I would be so willing to dwell with those have found pleasure in my harm or security in my enslavement, seeing them as worthy of honor...

The Unlikely Friendship of Grief.

I used to think grief was something to get over or to get through. I've learned it's certainly not a thing to cling tightly to for too long, as...
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