Monthly Archives: December 2008

dancing tastebuds

One of the reasons I love this time of year is because folks pull out all the stops in the kitchen – it’s a festive cream of the crop, foodwise. Every time you walk into a home at Christmastime, you … Continue reading

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mr. & mrs. lutterman

My brother, Cory, and Hannah were married yesterday. It was a beautiful wedding, a sunny winter’s day, and Hannah was a sparkling bride. My brother looked pretty spiffy, too. They are a lovely couple with a deep respect for one … Continue reading

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happy boxing day!

I had no idea what Boxing Day was (besides it being December 26th on my wall calendar), until just a couple of minutes ago. Do you? Read all about it. We’re celebrating by staying home and not retailing (even though … Continue reading

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joy peace hope love christmas

Surrounded by family and love and warmth, I’m thinking of those who aren’t tonight…those out in the cold, physically or emotionally, and all the kids who won’t have a little something wrapped up for them in the morning.  I hope … Continue reading

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third week of Advent

Michael’s Granny Nan died last week. This is for her. And for Cathy. “Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles … Continue reading

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second week of Advent

“I will take away the chariots from Ephraim and the war-horses from Jerusalem, and the battle bow will be broken.  He will proclaim peace to the nations.” – Zechariah 9:10 “For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell … Continue reading

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first week of Advent

“Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken. My salvation and my honor depend on God; he is … Continue reading

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