New year’s resolutions are great. There’s a natural momentum to a new year that packs the gym and inspires us to make our beds or refrain from watching reality TV.
However, the time before the new year—namely, the Solstice—is also a powerful, sacred time. The Solstice, December 21st, when we shift from the darkest part of the year back into the ever-increasing light, is a perfect time to clear the old to make room for the new.
Yesterday, as I am sure you are well aware, was the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the death camp Auschwitz - Birkenau. We have been told the numbers all our lives, so we will never forget. Six million Jewish people were exterminated, of which 1.2 million were children.The survivors are getting older and fewer in number. Many of them travelled back to that time in their lives that they wish could be forgotten. For the last time of their lives and probably one of the last milestone anniversary events that there will still be survivors to return back there....more
How you met Jesus is always the most beautiful story, no matter how it began. You see, God is after us before we ever even make our entrance into this world. Whether we know it or choose not to open our eyes to it, we are the most loved we will ever be before we could even hold our head up. There is nothing we can do to earn God's love or His favor. We already have it....more
Our bloggers are great fans of American Idol from way back when the show aired 14 seasons ago! Well just so you know, it just started! Watch American Idol every Wednesday and Thursday 8/7 on Fox. Read more