Tag Archives: christmas

Rejoice, Rejoice

This Christmas, I pray, For humanity to simply hold the hand of God And with humility on bended knee Feel the wonderment in the force of His sovereignty He is parent, you are child. The creases in His palm speak … Continue reading

Posted in christmas, faith, gifts, God, gratitude, humanity, kindness, Love, prayer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Wait

It is the Advent season and in all stores, the rush of shoppers has formed long lines in front of cash registers. Everyone seems frazzled. I look over to the self-checkout stations originally designed to facilitate or eliminate the pains … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Unwrap the Love

This Christmas, Unwrap the gift of Love nestled in your heart, And allow the winter winds to carry it as an offering, Delivering its wealth through the delicate hands of Hope Across neighborhoods and nations. Unwrap the Love. And in … Continue reading

Posted in faith, gifts, God, Love, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Empty Chairs

The streets are hung with lights, the stores are decorated with red and green, tinsel and sparkle are everywhere, and Christmas dominates the airwaves with songs about the spirit of the season and the glories of gifts. We fast-forward our … Continue reading

Posted in God, life, love, color, | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Christmas Hope

Christmas is the one time of the year I truly embrace with unashamed childlike excitement. The years may have flown by and brought me children, grandchildren, joy, sadness, successes and failures, big moments, laughter and tears, losses and gains. Yet, … Continue reading

Posted in faith, family, gifts, God, kindness | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Memories Within Us

The time had come for me to clean out my closets in preparation for the move from one house to another. On that crisp, cold morning, I wore sweatpants, a mismatched cotton shirt and a rust-colored wool sweater. Once fashionable, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Memories without Snapshots

There is something comforting about holding a photo in my hand, to feel the thickness and texture of the paper on which the image has been printed, and to see the dull or glossy finish of that image. It is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments