What are the smells that you connect with Christmas?
Well, my brothers and sisters, let’s summarize. When you meet together, one will sing, another will teach, another will tell some special revelation God has given, one will speak in tongues, and another will interpret what is said. But everything that is done must strengthen all of you. (1 Corinthians 14:26) Read: Job 4:1-7:21, 1 Corinthians 14:18-40, Psalm…
Our time here on earth is not everything. What we do here is only the prequel. It is less than the opening line in the amazing, wonderful, adventure filled story that is our life.
What are some of the milestones in your past? What are some moments of transition or transformation that have shaped you for the better into who you are today? How has time and change and geography separated to from those events? What are you doing about it?
I think everything is OK. Everything seems still, then in one reckless moment that tongue is jumping out of my mouth to inflict its venom.
Do not be afraid of people’s scorn, nor fear their insults. Sorrow and mourning will disappear, and they will be filled with joy and gladness. I, yes I, am the one who comforts you. So why are you afraid of mere humans, who wither like the grass and disappear? (Isaiah 51:7, 11-12) Read: Isaiah 51:1-53:12, Ephesians 5:1-33, Psalm 69:19-36, Proverbs…