Category Archives: Christmas

It feels like Christmas!!!!!

Greetings from Philadelphia! So, it’s Christmas season. For many people that means presents. For me, that means COOKIES! This year, I took the responsibility of baking our Christmas cookies. I made 8 types of cookies. That equals about 20 dozen … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, life, love, real life | Leave a comment

Christmas presents

I remember my first mission trip to Arizona. It was emotionally and physically the most difficult trip to date, of all of my trips. Somehow my zeal for missions was exponentially increased. Definitely a “God thing.” One day, during a … Continue reading

Posted in calling, Christmas, dreams, NJ, pastors, purpose, the body, Who am I? | 1 Comment

Merry Christmas!

Last night at the Christmas Eve service, Pastor Kathy showed us a figurine of Santa kneeling at the manger. It really struck me that someone thought to make something in which Santa honored Jesus. So, I present this image to … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas | Leave a comment

Christmas Eve

What a day. I am so overwhelmed by everything. Our Christmas Eve service was so us. The music was really lovely. The scripture reading was eventful. The poetry was awesome. I was taken aback by the way that our service … Continue reading

Posted in calling, Christmas | Leave a comment

The Nativity Story/Christmas

What an amazing day. The Nativity Story was a great hit. We had about 175 people, give or take a few. I didn’t know what to expect when I went into the theater. Yeah, I’d seen the trailers. But the … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas | Leave a comment

Christmas magic

Today I was reminded of the magic of Christmas through the eyes of a child. My aunt and I went to Macy’s in Philadelphia. We saw the light show. When I was a child, one of my fondest memories of … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas | Leave a comment

Busy, busy day

The four scariest words strung together are the following: I read your blog. Since I am so shy and introverted, and I don’t write all that much, I always have to wonder: what is it that I said?!?!?!?! Today was … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, the call | 1 Comment

Christmas

There are some days when I am utterly and totally amazed at what God does. And then there are days like today. Days when there are literally no words. The Sanctuary is, by far, the most generous church that I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, love, mission, the body, the call | Leave a comment

Lessons learned by the Grinch

Well, tonight was my first Sanctuary Christmas party. I learned a few valuable lessons that will not leave my memory for a long time, and I have some thoughts about life in general that I think it’s time to divulge. … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, family, friends, real life, the body | Leave a comment

O Holy Night

I love Christmas. And I love this song. Happy listening.

Posted in Christmas | Leave a comment