Prayer is part of my life. Every morning I spend time in contemplative prayer – lifting my life before God and centering myself for the day. I pray for healing for patients in hospitals and for guidance for their caregivers. I pray blessings upon couples at weddings, children and teenagers at baptisms, and for those who have died and their families at funerals. I even say […]

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I love Christmas. I love families gathering with one another. I love the generosity the season prompts in people’s hearts. I love the smells of baking. I love the music. Most of all, I love the story – the story of how God entered the world through the Christ Child.  This Christmas will be different for most of us. Many of the rituals that make this season […]

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I love Christmas. I love families gathering with one another. I love the generosity the season prompts in people’s hearts. I love the smells of baking. I love the music. Most of all, I love the story – the story of how God entered the world through the Christ Child.  This Christmas will be different for most of us. Many of the rituals that make this season […]

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FIRST LESSON:  Genesis 1.26-27              Human beings are created in the Image of God as a part of what God calls “good.” SECOND LESSON:  Genesis 12.1-3              God promises to faithful Abraham that his seed shall the nations of the earth call blessed. THIRD LESSON:  Isaiah 9.2, 6-7              Christ’s birth and kingdom are foretold […]

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