A Word to Cover Christmas

Shelter For he will hide me in his shelter in the day of trouble; he will conceal me under the cover of his tent; he will lift me high upon a rock.Psalm 27:5 ESV Shelter provides. Merriam-Webster's defines shelter as "something that covers or affords protection." It includes establishments providing food and a place to… Continue reading A Word to Cover Christmas

An Outrageous Word for Christmas

Scandalous. Preface.Perhaps for some of you, it’s scandalous I am still sitting in Christmas this New Years Day. For others, it’s the tradition of Epiphany, the twelve days of Christmas. But, for me, the teaching I received during Advent keeps me in these twelve words of Christmas. Revisiting earlier posts, rewriting, and fleshing out what… Continue reading An Outrageous Word for Christmas

A Word Swept Up in Christmas

Messy Marked by confusion and disorder, extreme unpleasantness, and trying circumstances, messy is the opposite of what we strive for in life, much less at Christmas. Photo by Oleg Zaicev on Pexels.com Martha Stewart, Chip and Joanna, and other high profile homemakers tell us the holiday season should be beautifully ordered, well thought out, with… Continue reading A Word Swept Up in Christmas

A Christmas Word of Wonder

Mystery Mystery seems an odd word for Christmas. It feels a little misplaced in a season we celebrate with such surety, whether we believe in God or not. Photo by Any Lane on Pexels.com But a look into the definition reveals its accuracy. mystery... noun... 1a: a religious truth that one can know only by… Continue reading A Christmas Word of Wonder

A Word Rooted in Christmas

Give You may be wondering why a post about Christmas shows up two days after Christmas. Well, there is a reason. A roundabout reason of His current work in me, and a call to give additional time and attention to this Holy Season. It began with the Advent devotional by John Piper used in my… Continue reading A Word Rooted in Christmas