Tag Archives: Christmas

my grown-up Christmas

for the first time since i moved to kansas in 1979, i did not wake up today (Christmas morning) at my parents’ house. it’s quite possible i have experienced selective amnesia on this, but i’m pretty sure it’s true. actually, … Continue reading

Posted in career and business, family life, personal journey | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

merry holidays

please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low stress, non-addictive, gender neutral, celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced, within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your … Continue reading

Posted in funny, random | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

gotta love em

Every time I’m tempted toward frustration by the squirrelly, goofy antics amongst my group of 6th graders, God smacks me over the head with a reminder of how much more He loves and cares for them. Much more than I … Continue reading

Posted in church and ministry, volunteer backpack | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

it wouldn’t be christmas without:

We attended a fantastic, intimate concert last night featuring Anthony Evans, son of “the shouting preacher” Tony Evans, and Melinda Doolittle, finalist on the sixth season of American Idol. The singing was, of course, phenomenal. We loved how they seamlessly … Continue reading

Posted in church and ministry, family life | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

just can’t wait

Children aren’t the only ones who are having a tough time with waiting these days of Christmas, but can you blame them? Young kids with no impulse control in the first place must find it so hard to wait weeks … Continue reading

Posted in church and ministry, personal journey, theology | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment