Tending Your Manger

by Lauren Van Ham God does not die on the day when we cease to believe in a personal deity,  but we die on the day when our lives cease to be illuminated by the steady radiance, renewed daily, of a wonder, the source of which is beyond all reason.  ~ Dag Hammarskjold...

Coffee & Church Stained Glass

by Tom Pappas If your daily mail looks like mine, a significant portion of it amounts to worthy causes hoping for a year-end monetary gift. I find myself wanting to help most of them. (I also want to adopt every orphaned dog my wife’s nephew posts on Facebook –...

Prayer for Advent: Advent Moon

Let the coming of the One who arranges Orion and the Pleiades begin in darkness. Let the night be cold, with drifts of snow. Let there be one lily blooming, and whispered messages, and kneeling. The fierce earth spins in expectation beneath the long night’s moon. Like...