Advent Spark

Annie at McGuffy’s Reader hosts a blog hop every Monday called Sparks. I’m finding that reading everyone’s “Sparks” is one of the highlights of my week. Her philosophy its simple: The negative energy in the world has become thick and oppressive. Social media has become a part of this dark, negative storm. There is an obvious universal need … Continue reading Advent Spark

Be a Light in Dark Places

May it be a light to you in dark places when all other lights go out. ~J.R.R. Tolken, The Fellowship of the Ring Our church created a Magic Tree from an 85-foot-high sycamore tree in our courtyard. It's an awwwwsome sight to see in person, and I thought it fit perfectly as one of Anne's … Continue reading Be a Light in Dark Places


Last night Peanut, The Investigator, Entrepreneur and I attended our church's Family Christmas Celebration. It was an evening of songs and activities for the kids along with a short, animated video about the birth of Jesus. These types of family events are well attended at our church as you can see HERE, and I estimate … Continue reading WWJD?

Christian Atheists

Christian Atheists. Sounds like a contradiction in terms, doesn't it? Maybe not. I've debated whether to talk about this, given the complex, varied and sometimes volatile view of Christianity in the blogosphere. And while there is an official definition of Christian Atheism, I'm going to be playing a bit fast and loose with my interpretation. … Continue reading Christian Atheists