Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: Christmas

Making Time to be Still in This Busy Season

In this crazy busy season we sing about silent nights when all is calm. The irony is that we feel anything but calm, and finding time to be still seems nigh to impossible. But it’s one of the most important things we can do for ourselves and ultimately for others. Last year someone gave me… [ read more ]

A Promise of Hope for When We Hurt

  As Christmas approaches, I’m doing all the necessary things—checking off the gift list, planning our holiday menu, and preparing our house for overnight guests and for a couple of parties with friends and neighbours. I’m even making more time this year than in the past to attend various Christmas productions to help keep me… [ read more ]

Meditation Monday — Emmanuel is Here!

Christmas has arrived and we celebrate the reality of Emmanuel – God with us. Frankly, I can scarcely fathom the depth of His love. Imagine a love so compelling, so passionate, so unfailing that it motivated Him to clothe Himself in humanity and take up residence on earth. Yes, God became man and moved into the… [ read more ]

Happy New Year!

Last night was beyond incredible when Urbana ’09 climaxed with approximately 17,000 men and women sharing communion. It was a taste of heaven – men and women representing nations from around the globe celebrating Jesus together. What a way to end 2009 and to ring in the New Year! How did you spend New Year’s… [ read more ]