Seeing Stars

“When they saw the star, they were filled with joy!”‭‭Matthew‬ ‭2:10‬ ‭ I’m seeing stars, y’all. They are everywhere this time of year – at Dollarama. In the local grocery store. Filling the aisles at Canadian Tire, topping the trees in parks and along boulevards. Twinkling, glowing, pointing the way. The way. The way toContinue reading “Seeing Stars”

Live as People of Light

“For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord. So live as people of light!”‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭5:8‬ ‭ She’s looking rather – brilliant, isn’t she? Glowing, one might say. She’s got that something extra, that joie de vie, that sense of being lit from within. It rather makes one’s breathContinue reading “Live as People of Light”

Deja Vu

“Jesus replied, “I tell you the truth, unless you are born again, you cannot see the Kingdom of God.””‭‭John‬ ‭3:3‬ ‭ The birthing process is nothing I’d repeat, frankly. Except I did. Twice. Most of us who are mamas are repeat customers. Surely we must be entirely forgetful to undergo such a hugely painful processContinue reading “Deja Vu”

Mistress Moon

“God is more glorious than the moon; he shines brighter than the stars.”‭‭Job‬ ‭25:5‬ ‭ A magnificent creation, Mistress Moon. Her movements help us to measure time. Her gravitational pull marks out the tides and influences ocean currents, which in turn produces weather patterns. She illuminates the night sky, enabling the mighty predators of theContinue reading “Mistress Moon”

A Little of Both

“If you are filled with light, with no dark corners, then your whole life will be radiant, as though a floodlight were filling you with light.”” Luke‬ ‭11:36‬ ‭ The gifts are unwrapped. The festive food has been consumed. The candles have been burned down. Christmas has come and gone for another year. And ourContinue reading “A Little of Both”

It’s Just So Dark

“Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, “I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.”” John‬ ‭8:12‬ ‭ It’s just so dark. It’s 7 am. So. Dark. I live relatively close to theContinue reading “It’s Just So Dark”