Monthly Archives: December 2015

Music the Voice of the Soul

From the transcendence of college choir worship services to concerts by your favorite music group to the holy chaos of Sunday school Christmas programs to the raucous joy of carols and beer at the local bar to the quiet beauty … Continue reading

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Entering THE Story

One of my favorite childhood memories is playing with the nativity set during Advent. The wise men and their camels would start out in the far ends of the house. Each day my sister and I took turns moving them … Continue reading

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Finding Joy

The countdown to Christmas continues. This week we light three candles on the Advent wreath.  The third candle—often pink—is called the joy candle. For anxious children three candles is good news. Only one more candle to light and then it … Continue reading

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Grounded

Why do we “ground” our children when they do something inappropriate? We are stuck with them at home. Often their behavior gets worse instead of better. It is painful for everyone. And yet…the purpose is to help them remember who … Continue reading

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