Smack dab in the middle of an unfolding miracle..

A pastor tells the hilarious story of how when his son was a baby he would sit in his highchair wailing for food. He’d scream and kick and pound his little fists as if he was sure that THIS TIME his parents would surely forget his pureed carrots and he’d die a slow death from…

This little light of mine..

This past New Year’s Eve, a Maryland lawmaker’s 25 year old son committed suicide. His devastated parents put out a press release that included the last sentence from the note that this young man left behind: “Please look after each other, the animals and the global poor for me. All my love, Tommy.’” I’m no…

Spreadin’ the news..

Nothing seems to travel faster than the news that Santa “isn’t real.” It’s as if spreading that radioactive nugget of ruinous information becomes job #1 for the child whose holiday fantasies are suddenly dismantled. Misery loves company as they say.. 2020 has sure been an object lesson in that fact, hasn’t it? Facebook became the…

Why we need Christmas.

Last night I had the strangest (most realistic) dream- ever! The message I got from it was so strong, so clear that I feel absolutely compelled to share it this morning. Without going into every detail, because I can’t really remember them all, the basic “story line” went like this: I was standing in a…

Light in the darkness.

I took my dog for a stroll around the neighborhood last night. The lights were magical.

Faith in numbers..

It’s Dec 1st- can you believe it? 24 days until Christmas. 2020 has been a year full of numbers, hasn’t it? Countdown to the election, 14 day quarantines, ( is it 10 now?) positivity rates, pounds gained, money spent, money lost, votes counted.. and recounted. (It’s Dec 1st- can you believe it? What happened to…