Emotional and Spiritual Wellbeing

A Time for Everything and a Season for Every Purpose

[Originally posted in 2013.] “There is a time for everything and a season for every purpose under heaven.” Time. From time to time. For the time-being. Time-honored, timeless, timely, time-sharing, time-worn. Time heals all wounds. Time wounds all heels. Time is always a circus packing up and moving away. Living is entirely too time-consuming. Time… Continue reading A Time for Everything and a Season for Every Purpose

Christian Faith · Christmas

Getting Past the Barricades to Christmas

A PILGRIMAGE TO BETHLEHEM ON CHRISTMAS EVE John 6:35, 40 and Mark 10:46-52 Today as we look at the sixth chapter of the gospel of John and at the tenth chapter of the gospel of Mark, we’ll be examining the meaning of Christ’s coming into the world in terms of new life, abundant life, and… Continue reading Getting Past the Barricades to Christmas

Christmas

The Wexford Carol

Good people all, this Christmas-time, Consider well and bear in mind What our good God for us has done, In sending His beloved Son. With Mary holy we should pray To God with love this Christmas Day: In Bethlehem upon that morn There was a blessed Messiah born. Their flocks of lambs and feeding sheep;… Continue reading The Wexford Carol