Monthly Archives: December 2014

12/23 Love is a VERB!

Love is not a feeling. Love is an action. An old Christian music group called DCTalk used to sing the song, “Love is a VERB.” It’s a fantastic reminder for us, especially during the emotionally charged holiday season that love … Continue reading

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12/22 Joy in Jesus

Joy is a Fruit of the Spirit. Like all others, that means its source is God not me. Mary experienced this truth in her life as she responded to the Angel’s message in Luke 1:46-48. “My soul glorifies the Lord … Continue reading

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12/21 Joy in Jesus!

Today homes are filled with excitement, beautifully wrapped presents, and freshly baked cookies. There is a sense of wonder in the air. There is a feeling of happiness. But, is there JOY? The way to tell is to wait a … Continue reading

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12/20 Joy is about being!

Joy isn’t about feeling, but about being. From the prison cell Paul writes, “Rejoice in the Lord always, I will say it again, rejoice!” You might not feel great about where you are, or what you’re doing but you can … Continue reading

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12/19 Finding Peace

The challenge with peace is that it replicas can be found in so many places. You can be going though a very chaotic time in your life and be looking for Peace, but only find peace. (Notice the capital and … Continue reading

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12/18 Needed: People of Peace

Sony cancels movie due to terror threat. Heroin deaths are at epidemic rate in Massachusetts (in wealthy/Caucasian/suburbs). 65% of homes with children in US are on government aid programs. 148 killed in school attack by Taliban in Pakistan. Local teen … Continue reading

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12/17 Sleep in heavenly peace…

Some of the greatest Christmas Carols have much to teach us about the Fruit of the Spirit, Peace. Silent Night ends with a prayer to baby Jesus, “Sleep in heavenly peace.” And, Away in a Manger, pictures the baby Jesus … Continue reading

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