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Monthly Archives: December 2013

  The Work of Christmas Howard Thurman When the song of the angels is stilled, When the star in the sky is gone, When the kings and princes are home, When the shepherds are back with their flock, The work of Christmas begins: To find the lost, To heal the broken, To feed the hungry […]

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It’s been a fun week. Don’t feel bad that I have purchased donuts for the firestation three times, and that people keep eating them before we get around to driving there. This phrase is becoming all too familiar in our home…”Oh no!  Someone ate the donuts!” Luckily no one ate the candy canes. Meg and […]

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I live most of my life in a high school. And I spend a lot of time with teenagers. And they spend a lot of time with their phones. Sometimes we are in the same room and we are not really in the same room. I usually wonder where they are. Sometimes I get a […]

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I loved today. It is something special to involve our kids in a service that is close to their little hearts. They understand the tug of donating a toy. It opened the door for sweet explanations about those who have less. At one point, several of the kids were starting to debate about which toys […]

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  Today’s giving was the kind that leaves you grateful for the moments when the Lord can use you as an instrument. The experiences were sacred. Moments that are better left unspoken. My heart was taught today.  Important lessons. That people come before programs.  That sometimes late is better than on time.  That perfection is […]

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