Featured Writer: Cathy Peek // More of Jesus!

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I was sitting in a doctor’s office one Christmas when a young mom, who I had never laid eyes on, sat across from me. With hot tears rolling down her face, she blurted out to everyone in the room, “I hate Christmas! I hate what it does to me! I am so stressed out!” No one said a word. They just let her vent, but I understood more than she knew. Christmas is by far one of the busiest seasons of the entire year. Our lives become crazy from being overcrowded with an excessive amount of everything … [Read more...]

Journey To The High Places: Return To The Valley (Week 20)

Alps on summer, Tyrol, Italy

After several days of exploring the most beautiful valley among the peaks of the High Places, Grace and Glory and her two attendants found themselves on the very edge of the High Places where they could look right down into the Low Places far below.  Grace and Glory gasped as she realized they were peering right into the Valley of Humiliation. She sat down on a grassy slope and reflected upon her Fearing relatives who still lived there.  As she thought about them and their wretched existence, … [Read more...]

The Weekend Brew: The Shepherd’s Song (by Mary Geisen)

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8 And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear. 10 And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. 11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. 12 And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby … [Read more...]