The origin of the gift matters

December 24, 2010

Have you ever noticed the process that takes place when a gift is unwrapped on Christmas morning? After the discovery has been made, the story follows; the story of acquisition. I noticed this first with my father many, many years ago in Wheaton, Illinois. My mother would often unwrap a beautiful dress on Christmas morning, […]

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No Lamb But Her Lamb…

December 10, 2010

The instructions were precise and clear. At the appointed time, Mary, the mother of Jesus was to present her son to the temple priest. And with the presentation came the prescription for the appropriate offering; a lamb and a bird. But an exception was granted… for the mother who couldn’t afford a lamb; two birds […]

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From heaven to earth

December 3, 2010

“Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the […]

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