Santa’s Reminders

Santa’s Reminders

The workshop is empty. The elves have gone home. The Mrs. is resting. Santa’s alone. The tools are all quiet. The floor is clean-swept. The toys are delivered; Yet, Santa’s bereft. He’s tired and he’s weary. His mind is confused, Abstracted, bewildered, Perplexed and...
The Shepherds

The Shepherds

Evening comes; sheep safely in the fold. Shepherds settle, as in the days of old. Heat of day turns to pleasant cool. Dark of night displays a radiant pool Stars that shine, and twinkle bright on high— God’s handiwork, amid expanse of sky. When suddenly, a brightness...
Who Orders Your Steps?

Who Orders Your Steps?

Who orders your steps? This holiday season, I am trying to live in the present, taking each day as it comes and trusting God to order my steps. Though I make a regular habit of asking God to guide my steps, I have been more purposeful about it lately. Where usually...
The Rest of the Christmas Story

The Rest of the Christmas Story

Just a baby in a manger Holy, precious heavenly child Born in humble, poor surroundings. First born Son so meek and mild. Nearby shepherds hear the story Told by angels, joyous news. Born to you this day a Savior, Resting now with cows and ewes. Swaddling clothes, a...