The Best Gift

The Best Gift

“And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.”  Luke 2:7 Back in the “olden” days of my life, it was right around December 20th...
The Song of Mary

The Song of Mary

“My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant. Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed, for the Mighty One has done great things for me.”  Life has felt so hard,...
Prepare the Way

Prepare the Way

“In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low, the uneven ground shall become level, then the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and...
He Comes Again

He Comes Again

I confess that I never liked First Advent. We are trimming trees and decking the halls and we read scripture that talks about darkening skies and stars falling from heaven. Yet there it is – every year on First Advent – a text about the second coming.

Whatever You Do

Whatever You Do

“And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” Colossians 3:17 As I write this devotion, the air around all of us hangs thick with tension. The number of Covid-19 cases are rising...
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