Don’t Be Afraid To Fail

When the Wise Men finally rumbled into Israel, their first target was Jerusalem.  Where else would a king be if not in the capitol?  So their weary caravan dragged itself up the side of the mountain and into the Holy City.  But the king wasn’t there, only the governor. Notice their question, I can just…

On The Road to Bethlehem

We all know that the Christmas story is the greatest story ever told.  But what do you figure it was like from Mary and Joseph’s perspective?  I mean, what did it feel like in the moment?  I have a hunch that the greatest story ever told started out like the worst day of Mary and…

Christmas Cards

I love Christmas cards. They are like portraits of the beauty of the season. We got a Christmas card the other day that made me  think of this as I re-read the story of that first Christmas.  God wove so many beautiful images into that story. There is of course Mary, the virgin. This fulfills…

Good News: Christmas Cards

I love Christmas cards. They’re little portraits of the beauty of the season. Gift-wrapped snap-shots of friends and family. I was thinking of this as I re-read the story of that first Christmas. God wove so many beautiful images into that story. There is, of course, Mary the virgin. This fulfills the prophecy of… Isaiah 7:14,…