For a few precious weeks in December, real life holds its breath and a sense of heavenly glory invades the world.
Most of us, this year, are far more aware of our utter need for God than ever before. One word captures it all. Emmanuel. “God with us.”
You’ve made your list, you’re checking it twice, and the total comes out to a really high price! Yes, Christmas is the season of giving—but between family, friends, co-workers and neighbors, the shopping list keeps getting longer and longer. And for most of us, 2020 hasn’t exactly been a banner financial year. There has to […]
I’ve often written about the importance of generosity and sacrifice in creating thriving personal relationships. They are also critical in shaping how we view our world –and softening our hearts to something we may not have seen before. I want to give you a real-world example of generosity and sacrifice—and encourage you to join in […]
On your mark, get set . . . go! The holiday season is upon us, and instead of looking ahead with anticipation and joy, many of us feel like we’re embarking on a marathon of social activities, errands, and never-ending to-do lists. Trying to make sure everything measures up to our standards of holiday sparkle […]