My Friend At The Cleaners

She looked a bit pale; her skin “thinner” than the last time I saw her. The turban wound tight and pulled down touching her ears. Her smile slightly less bright. There was a port taped to her skin near her collar bone – the skin angry around the entry point. “You look like you’re in…

It’s Time to Take Christmas Back!

“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.” Is. 9:2 NIV We’re all familiar with the complaints. Back-to-School days start up in July, Halloween is a “blip” on the radar and Christmas begins, on the retail level, before Thanksgiving arrives,…

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…