Building strength isn’t just about the lift.
Etch a Sketch New Year
2020 took a lot from you. That’s true. It also gave.
Known knowns, known unknowns, and unknown unknowns
There are known knowns and there are known unknowns. But there are also unknown unknowns―things we don’t know that we don’t know. When people greeted Jesus on Palm Sunday, joyfully crying “Hosanna!” they had all three kinds of facts. They knew they needed a savior.They knew they didn’t know how he’d do it.They couldn’t imagine …
A thrill of hope
Anticipation is high as a teenage girl labors in a foreign city surrounded by strangers and livestock, her first tremor of pain the first thrill of hope for all humanity. Questions thicken the air with every contraction. When will he arrive?How will it happen?Will it take a long time?What will he look like?Will she love …
What are you expecting right now? What promise of God are you carrying in your belly, (im)patiently waiting for the day it will be delivered? As Mary made her way to Bethlehem, she held within her the greatest promise ever made. She was physically and spiritually heavy with expectation. I imagine she was also deeply …