art, Poetry

Christmas Seed

A few years ago, our church’s Christmas production included selected individuals telling their own Christmas stories. One of the storytellers, Keri, came from an addiction fueled life on the streets. Her journey to Jesus and sobriety began with an anonymous gift given to her by someone handing out food in Vancouver’s downtown east side. I… Continue reading Christmas Seed

Religious, Spiritual Journey Thursday

Present

Margaret Simon's one little word PRESENT was fun to explore because of its many meanings. I think I know the meaning of "present" that is giving her inspiration, but maybe not… In writing about it, I chose as my subject a Bible character who demonstrates what being present means to me, even as I used… Continue reading Present

Biblical Art

Advent project

I'm excited to be going through Advent with Ann Voskamp's beautiful book The Greatest Gift! It's a Jesse Tree project where each day's reading adds another bit to the story of Jesus' family tree. There are 25 decorations too, one to go with each day's reading (sorry, you have to buy the book to get… Continue reading Advent project