Cheetos Dust

My dislike of Cheetos has nothing to do with the actual flavor. It has everything to do with the orange dust that remains.

Gaps, Spaces, Silence

Joseph giving himself that extra time to “consider these things” is the space in which the angel comes and reveals God’s plan.

Of Trees and Baptism

Baptism is a wonderful, celebratory act that is best accomplished when it is rooted in community. Devoid of an audience, it loses something.

With Each Other in Christ

Being with Christ is always in the context of being with each other.

With Christ

God is with us. The inverse, our being with Christ, is not a typical thought during Advent, yet it is hinted in the words of Simeon and others.

Choosing to Be Family

When we choose to be with others, it is not only for their benefit; it is also for our own. We cannot do life on our own.

Graced by God

Choosing a name for your brand-new child can be stressful. After all, this is their identity, the means by which they will be known for the rest of their life.

Prepare the Way of the Lord

Prepare the way of the LORD. Make the path clear for the King. He is coming with redemption and is ready to be received by his people.