Angels from the Realms of Glory

One of my all time favorite carols, this classic proclamation of the Good News beautifully covers the main players in the Christmas story. Angels from the realms of glory, Wing your flight o’er all the earth; Ye who sang creation’s story, Now proclaim Messiah’s birth: Come and worship, come and worship, Worship Christ, the newbornContinue reading “Angels from the Realms of Glory”

when the sky fills with wonder…the angels

There was another sight to wonder at, besides the star illuminating Jesus had been born…. There were shepherds camping in the neighborhood. They had set night watches over their sheep. Suddenly, God’s angel stood among them and God’s glory blazed around them. They were terrified. The angel said, “Don’t be afraid. I’m here to announceContinue reading “when the sky fills with wonder…the angels”

Preparing the Way- Luke

Luke begins the Advent story with a miraculous conception, but not the one you may be thinking of! Zachariah was a priest, married to Elizabeth. Luke tells us they lived honorably before the Lord. They never had children, and were now passed their prime. Sound familiar? (echoes of Abraham & Sarah….) Anyhow, Zachariah got chosenContinue reading “Preparing the Way- Luke”

good news- fresh mercy daily

Summer can be filled with great news: Vacation days. Sunshine. Sporting events. Relaxing nights on the porch. BBQ aromas wafting in the air. Exams are over. Graduation. Acceptance letters. Summer jobs. Camping. For many people, summer can bring more stressful news, such as needing to pay your school fees, or planning a move to aContinue reading “good news- fresh mercy daily”