#39 – A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (My 100 Favorite Books)

Everyone knows the story and has their favorite version of it.  Personally, I prefer the Muppets, though Mickey's Christmas Carol always has a place in my heart.  The reason there are so many film adaptations is that this is a beautiful story.  How much better can you get than a grumpy, greedy old miser who … Continue reading #39 – A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (My 100 Favorite Books)

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Free Hot Chocolate, Candy Canes and Prayers

"Oh, and we'll also offer to pray for people.  We're Christians, its what we do." I don't recall if those were the exact words Andrew, president of CSF, and I wrote in the event registration form, but they were close.  For the last couple years CSF has done a sort of "Christmas outreach" during the … Continue reading Free Hot Chocolate, Candy Canes and Prayers

Joining the Advent Conspiracy and Refocusing on What Matters

I've been posting scriptures with brief reflection related to the advent season, the time we look ahead to the coming of Christ.  You can read about why I am doing this here.  Today's scripture is one of my favorites, from Isaiah 55: 55 “Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters and you who have … Continue reading Joining the Advent Conspiracy and Refocusing on What Matters