Monthly Archives: December 2013

There’s One Person You Can Change

Sixth Day of Christmastide I have to say; yesterday’s blessing was a bittersweet revelation.   When I was in counseling, I had a counselor who gave me his most worthwhile advice in two questions; “How long have you been trying to … Continue reading

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First Baptist, Richmond AND Alaska in One Day

Sunday, the Fifth Day of Christmastide As I continue to share the blessings I receive during the Christmastide Season, I can’t help but think of First Baptist, Richmond. I am still searching for a church to call “home” here in … Continue reading

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Four Brothers for the Fourth Day of Christmastide

Fourth Day of Christmastide I got to see my brothers yesterday, all three of them.  Did you know that all three of them are older than me?  Should I tell you how much older?  I better not.  Well, I love … Continue reading

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Can You Hear A Candle?

Third Day of Christmastide Have you ever listened to a candle?  It is such a peaceful sound.  In order to hear it, you have to be still. You have to be quiet.  The world has to stop. Last night was … Continue reading

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A Southern Baptist Called Me a Mentor???

Second Day of Christmastide A resident called me his mentor yesterday.  I was a bit taken aback.  Working with the chaplain residents, as they pursue a calling they are still uncertain about, has been a rewarding surprise.   A few weeks … Continue reading

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First Day of Christmastide

In the church liturgical year, Christmastide is the 12 days of celebrating Christmas, Jesus’ birth and preparing for Epiphany.  Most people know it as the 12 Days of Christmas.  When people think Christmas is over on December 26 and shut … Continue reading

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The Tension of Christmas 2013: Ducks, Methodists, Deaths and Families

Disclaimer: These have been my thoughts over the past week.  Excuse the lack of editing. If i edit it, then i will be hiding the tension.  i don’t want to do that either. —— I think I finally figured out … Continue reading

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