Archive for December 2016

A Light In The Darkness

Very early in the morning, just two days before Christmas, I stood STARSTRUCK on my back deck! Only a sliver of the moon was visible on this cool, crisp, clear night. The stars were accentuated against the dark void. The Big Dipper, in bright high definition, captured my attention. It seemed to be forming a…

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Christmas: Past, Present and Future

“For today in the city of David  a savior has been born for you who is Christ and Lord.” Lk 2:1-14 Christmas is a time of traditions. All of us have those family traditions that make our family’s Christmas unique. Christmas is a time of joy, a time of hope for peace on earth, but…

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Seductive Voices

Advent is a time of preparation. With Christmas just around the corner, we all know the comforting feeling of being home for the holidays. Being home for Christmas is more than just being physically present, it is also about coming home spiritually. We should use these remaining days of Advent to prayerfully evaluate our spiritual…

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The Joy of Christ

There I sat. The choir was singing in harmony as musicians provided our beautiful music. The aroma of incense floated through the air. At the front of the church the Bishop, flanked by two Deacons and surrounded by several altar servers wearing the classic black and white garb, encircled the baptismal font. Standing in line…

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