“of all the paths to joy, this one has to be the strangest. true blessedness, Jesus says, begins with deep sadness.”
A Very Merry Christmas To All
“The mystery of how God became flesh, why he chose to come, and how much he must love his people. Such mysteries can never be solved, just as love can never be diagrammed. Christmas is best pondered, not with logic, but imagination.”
through the valley of the shadow of death...
“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” Father, You are near enough to touch, warm enough to hold and strong enough to trust.
“Like water, Jesus goes where we can’t. Throw a person against a wall, his body thuds and drops. Splash water against a wall, and the liquid conforms and spreads. Its molecular makeup grants water great ﬂexibility: one moment separating and seeping into a crack, another collecting and thundering over the Victoria Falls. Water goes where we cannot. So does Jesus. He is a spirit and, although...
Anika: sayaw tayoooo
I was not made for here.
I was made to know You. I was designed to sing of Your goodness and grace. I was destined to fall in love with You over and over again. Until now, I cannot help but sigh at the splendor of Your creation. Every rainbow, every star, and every bird in the sky…I know all of them were made to make me smile, to let me know You are here. They are constant reminders that up to this day and age, You can...