Every so often we need a good spiritual vision check-up... It snuck up quietly, a little at a time. That's the way some things happen. And we're unaware until it's too late (or almost). Like with my eyesight. I was convinced I could see. But truth is, I was going blind. Our eyes are a … Continue reading Eyes That Don't See: A Spiritual Vision Checkup
Because the story doesn't end with Christmas! We mostly ditched Christmas a few years ago. Not out of Scroogish tendencies, but because of the increasing materialism. Each year it became harder for us to find true meaning and spirituality among all the commercial trappings. So for several years we did little during the holidays. Then I … Continue reading Advent: the Missing Piece of Christmas
And God eagerly awaits our homecoming... All sorts of people crowded around Christ, and he never turned them away. No matter what they were like, or who they were, he was willing to take them in. "Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming close to him to hear him. The Pharisees and the … Continue reading We Are All Lost Sheep
Christ stated that he is the Alpha and the Omega. But what an odd phrase! If Christ were to come today and declare, "I am the A and the Z," that would seem a bit strange, wouldn't it? We just don't normally speak in such terms. But as many of us know, Alpha and Omega … Continue reading Alpha, Omega, and Reviving our Passion
After a month long absence Hubby and I are at long last home! (HOME. Isn't that a beautiful word?) To say that we missed it would be a gross understatement. We spent all of September in the States, traveling a total of 13,202 miles! And while greatly appreciative of all hospitality offered, as miles and … Continue reading Longing for Home: Do we Miss it Enough?