Sharing the Fruit of God's Spirit

Posts made in December, 2011

Merry Christmas! Feliz Navidad!

Posted by on Dec 25, 2011 in Blog, Christmas | 0 comments

“And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.” Luke 2:7 As I enjoy a week with family in Cabo del Sol, I am reminded that the birth of Jesus transcends language, culture, and generations. The lights of hope shine as brightly on the Baja Peninsula as they do throughout the world. Preparing for our travels this year, I struggled with being away. The music team would have to muddle...

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ADVENT: Joyful Preparations

Posted by on Dec 13, 2011 in Advent, Blog | 2 comments

“Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel, because he has come and has redeemed his people.” Luke 1:68 Advent is a wonderful time when we can come together in the remembrance of the greatest story ever told. About a week and a half ago, I wasn’t feeling so great. Our family is going to be away this Christmas and I wondered aloud if we really needed to put up the tree and ALL the decorations. And then it happened: while my husband Kurt and I were away at a brunch with cousins, my son...

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ADVENT: A Time of Preparation, Remembrance, and Celebration

Posted by on Dec 2, 2011 in Advent, Blog | 1 comment

It is written in Isaiah the prophet: “I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way”– “a voice of one calling in the desert, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.'” Mark 1:2-3 I love the holidays and the chance to connect and reconnect with friends and family. This morning as I responded to a brunch invitation, I got to visit with a cousin. As we regrouped on life’s challenges, we reminded each other of God’s...

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