Getting Ready for Christmas

In the last few days, most people I have run into have asked something like, “So, are you ready for Christmas?”  And most people mean, “Have you gotten all the presents you’re planning to buy?”  “Do you know where you’re going...

Sunday Reflections, December 7, 2014

I woke up this morning with the refrain we sang last night on my tongue:  Lord, have mercy.  Christ, have mercy.  I have been singing or humming it for several hours now.  I think it’s because it seems like that’s really what our world needs and what I need.  When we...