CHRISTMAS

I guess I never really understood it! Certainly, I understood the origin of the celebration; you know the birth of Jesus, Bethlehem, Mary, Joseph and all. It took years to understand gift giving as a ritual representing Gods gift to us and our caring for each other. It has become …

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FATHER’S DAY

Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. Ephesians 6:4 Fatherhood apparently begins the moment your child is born. However, I believe it happens when you are first entrusted to actually hold the child. I can’t imagine who has the …

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MOM’S DAY

“Honor your father and your mother”, which is the first commandment with promise; “that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth.” Ephesians 6:23 Today as we celebrate Mother’s Day, the immediate image that comes to my mind is that of my own mother. …

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