Tag: Christmas Eve


(Saturday, December 24th) Tenderhearted: easily moved to love, pity, or sorrow; compassionate, impressionable I enjoyed my grandsons’ winter concert earlier this month, and as always, was impressed by the musical talents of the high school band. But my favorite piece was a medley of… Continue Reading “TENDERHEARTED: A CHRISTMAS EVE REFLECTION”


Friday, December 24th (Christmas Eve)(HANDS) But Jesus took him by the hand and lifted him up, and he was able to stand. ~ Mark 9:27 (NRSV) He stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, “I do choose. Be made clean!” Immediately his leprosy was cleansed. ~… Continue Reading “20. TOUCH WITH HEALING LOVE”

Christmas Eve: Love In The Limbo

Thursday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) Luke 2:1-20 (NRSV) In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. All went to their own towns to… Continue Reading “Christmas Eve: Love In The Limbo”

Presences of Peace- Tuesday, December 24th, Christmas Eve

THE ANNOUNCING ANGELS This wonderful, blessed, awesome night of nights is upon us! Christmas Eve- the night we celebrate the birth of Jesus, our Christ, our God-with-us! We revisit Luke 2, in which the angels proclaim their birth announcement to the shepherds, telling them… Continue Reading “Presences of Peace- Tuesday, December 24th, Christmas Eve”

An Unprepared Advent #5: And Still He Comes

Life has been rich and full and busy- with new ministries, a new granddaughter on the way, visits to Toledo and Little Mountain, working long and full days, attending and hosting seasonal events, and preparing for Christmas. All of these have been wonderful blessings,… Continue Reading “An Unprepared Advent #5: And Still He Comes”

Christmas Eve

EMERGING From darkness until the first early glow you quietly awaken our hope, as you show the movement from glow to first glimpse of the sun, and tenderly warm us with love from the One who brings us from glimpse to the full dawn… Continue Reading “Christmas Eve”