Category Archives: spiritual formation

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

It’s that time of year again and, as usual, the controversies rise to the top. It is my goal to simply celebrate the season, celebrate the birth of Jesus, celebrate the friendships I have, and celebrate the family I have. … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Christmas

One of the beloved Christmas songs that gets a lot of airtime every year is the song known as the 12 Days of Christmas. It is often rumored that this song was originally a coded reference to the Catholic catechism … Continue reading

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Is There Room In Your Inn For Him?

The Bible tells us an important story concerning the place of the delivery of Jesus by His mother, Mary. 3 All returned to their own ancestral towns to register for this census.4 And because Joseph was a descendant of King … Continue reading

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Fill In the Blank

As I pull my keys out of my pocket right now, I find that I have 10 keys on this particular key ring (plus, I keep another key ring in the car that holds about 15-20 other keys.) It is … Continue reading

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The Journey

So many times we find ourselves in a place or a situation that causes us frustration or pain. It is in these times that we find ourselves crying out to God (or sometimes, just crying.) Is there a better way … Continue reading

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Stress Savers

Have you ever had a moment when the eventualities of life cause you more stress than they should? Of course, there is a certain amount of stress that we face that is good for us, but it is often that … Continue reading

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The Road

It was a hard, cold, snowy winter in the mid-west this year. Historical temperature and snowfall-level records were broken and new ones were set. And schools in my area surpassed their allotted levels of cancellations several times over. Some have … Continue reading

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