My List to Santa: a Chick-fil-A, a root canal, and some trail time

So, as Lisa and I are over a thousand miles apart, and as we ponder what to get each other for Christmas ... I start to write out my email to Santa. Three things made my list. More did too, but let’s stick with three for now. Lisa will have hers before Christmas. She had … Continue reading My List to Santa: a Chick-fil-A, a root canal, and some trail time

If You’re Prayed Up, You Don’t Need to Pray Long!?

If you’re prayed up, you don’t need to pray long. I’ve been told this before, and even have used it. The quote may sound weird, but I think what it is emphasizing is that some people overlook personal prayer time and use corporate time in their stead. I have been in prayer services where it … Continue reading If You’re Prayed Up, You Don’t Need to Pray Long!?

Traditions, A Heartbreaker, and the Message of Hope

Traditions. There are a lot of them. Some good, some weird, some, well, we will stop at good or weird. Friday, I mentioned advent calendars. Today, it is about children’s programs. I mean, these events you’ve got to love. It’s like the ring bearers and the flower child at weddings. They normally steal the show, … Continue reading Traditions, A Heartbreaker, and the Message of Hope

Chocolates at Christmas … thank you Germans, again

A little bit of the "magic" of Christmas. By magic, I mean way beyond what we think or dream. A while back, I mentioned the heritage of birthday cakes (look at the entry on my birthday 5.15). And in that writing, I thanked the Germans for their contribution to birthday cake traditions. I enjoyed my … Continue reading Chocolates at Christmas … thank you Germans, again