advent

a simple Christmas 3: JOY

Adapted from Advent readings prepared 12/2018 for The HUB Church, Roseville CA December is filled with the excitement of Christmas – decorations are hung, stockings filled, city streets are adorned with twinkling lights, lamp posts wrapped in garland with bows bright red. Christmas is a magical time and there is so much to enjoy in… Continue reading a simple Christmas 3: JOY

advent

a simple Christmas 2: LOVE

Adapted from Advent readings prepared 12/2018 for The HUB Church, Roseville CA Christmas is a beautiful season of giving, of sharing, of soaking up reds, greens, silvers, and golds. Love reigns at Christmas: the ones we love most gather near to us and we are filled with tenderness toward our neighbor. Time seems to stand… Continue reading a simple Christmas 2: LOVE

advent

a simple Christmas 1: HOPE

Adapted from Advent readings prepared 12/2018 for The HUB Church, Roseville CA Christmastime is a season of hope: of looking forward, of checking off calendar days, of hearts ripe with anticipation, longing, and promise. Like little children hoping to find that shiny new toy wrapped under the tree, we hope to squeeze every last drop… Continue reading a simple Christmas 1: HOPE

the world

when outrage is the right response

It's Friday, January 25th, 2019. On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York, signed the Reproductive Health Act into law, legalizing late-term abortion. Many people have spoken out against it. In our day and age in America, we are used to people voicing opinions. We are accustomed to outrage. We are familiar… Continue reading when outrage is the right response