Gifts for a King?

I wrote this story a few years ago while thinking about the gifts the Magi brought to Jesus. They were treasures, for sure, and way out of the “norm” for a poor family in that region. I hope you enjoy this story and will share it with others as we celebrate the wonder of Christmas…

Gifts for a King?

As she blew the dust off the small chest the memories flooded in once again. It was the last of the three; handcrafted and finely made from an exotic wood not found in their region of the world. As a young carpenter, she remembered that Joseph had noticed it right away, his rough hands carefully…

Moving from Thankful to Grateful

This month most of us will gather with family and friends to celebrate the national holiday we call Thanksgiving. We’ll circle up around a table full of food, family and friends; eat too much and fall asleep in front of multiple football options. We really have come a long way since the feast held in…

A Hobie Cat Christmas?

Every year we pull them out of the closet. The cardboard box is bent on the corners and a little faded now. It smells of the years of storage – a kind of rich aroma of cardboard decay. Inside the box there are a number of dividers and in each divider there is a memory.…