Tomorrow the first daily reading from the book will post here about midnight Pacific time. There will be four readings per week, usually posting on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. In case you missed them, here are a few posts you might want to check out before tomorrow. the Introduction to the book Frequently Asked … Continue reading Tomorrow!
Sneak Peak into Advent Week 4
If you've looked at the December calendar (or read the F.A.Q. page here), you know that this year, the fourth Sunday of Advent is Christmas Eve! This means that the readings for the fourth week of Advent don't have a place on our calendar in 2017. You just have to let them go. Submitting to … Continue reading Sneak Peak into Advent Week 4
Come, Ye Thankful People, Come
https://youtu.be/t3n7IUCdqAM Maybe one of these days I'll post a song that is not played by an awesome organ. Today is not that day. When I was a kid, we sang this Thanksgiving hymn at church every November. I think this is a slightly older version than we had in our hymnal. I don't remember the … Continue reading Come, Ye Thankful People, Come
Making Traditions Your Own
Last week at Youth Group, the leader asked the kids about their favorite Thanksgiving foods. My daughter Lydia really had to think about this question. She told the group about our tradition of choosing a different ethnic food every year. She said the only repeated tradition for her on Thanksgiving Day, is that she has … Continue reading Making Traditions Your Own
For the Beauty of the Earth
This video has it all: a grand cathedral, a majestic organ, an old hymn, and adorable choir boys. Read the words to this hymn here. https://youtu.be/-0qQyW0W0Rw Next Sunday, I'll begin blogging through Light for a Dark Season. This week, we'll hum a few hymns and take a sneak peak into an Advent reading.
A Few Treasures
These are a few of my treasures from the scriptures in this study: Because of God's tender mercy, the morning light from heaven is about to break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, and to guide us to the path of peace. (Luke 1:78-79 … Continue reading A Few Treasures
Savoring the Season
I'll begin posting the daily study readings on November 19. Until then, I will post several times a week, sharing a few thoughts on autumn and Thanksgiving and God's faithfulness. Yesterday was Halloween. As usual, I put off buying a few important items until the day I needed them. We visited the Dollar Store, Michaels, … Continue reading Savoring the Season