Monthly archive for ‘ December, 2014 ’

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

26th December 2014 | 0 Comments

‘Twas the night before Christmas, in Bethlehem town, The streets were crowded, no room to be found. While Joseph on foot, and Mary riding behind, Searched high and low, no place could they find. For Mary to rest, save a stable so mean, Where she gave birth to the Savior, Jesus, the King. When out […]

Wise Men and their Mysterious Search

22nd December 2014 | 0 Comments

I have thought a lot about the “wise men” in the advent story this year. They intrigue me, challenge me, give me a new hope, a higher expectation. Why would Magi from Babylon be interested in a “King of the Jews”? The Jewish nation hadn’t been a world power for hundreds of years; as a […]

A Child’s Prayer

20th December 2014 | 0 Comments

Early one morning, before the sun had bathed the day in its light, Roman awoke, and found me by the glow of one tiny lamp and the Christmas lights, in my “quiet chair”. Curling into my lap he snuggled close and asked this profound question, “Mom, when we want something and we pray for it, […]

The Marvel of Our Messiah

18th December 2014 | 0 Comments

I have been pondering so many inexplicable and precious aspects of Christ’s advent this season. And as I have pondered, I have written…but not on my blog. So today I’m ending my silence, and will share bits and pieces of the wonder I find myself wrapped up in. This poem was inspired by Ann Voskamp’s […]