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


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...]

Advent 02 – He Comes Slowly

four burning candles on wood

I didn't know what all to expect as I purposed in my heart to study Advent this year. Would I simply be going through the motions, as in past years? What is the point of reading and hanging ornaments on a tree if I don't encounter the Living Christ? My heart needed this, like water on a dry and parched land. But as I cried out in desperation to be encountered by Him, I feared I would come to the end of the story, which is really the beginning, with my heart still in the same place, the ritual … [Read more...]

Journey To The High Places: High Places (Week 19)


After having explored the High Places for several days with her handmaidens, Joy and Peace, the King asked Grace and Glory a question: "Do you think you understand now how I was able to make your feet like hinds' feet and to set you on these High Places?" She questioned the King, but He simply asked her to look back over the journey she had made and tell Him what lessons she had learned on the way. Acceptance with Joy Grace and Glory learned that she must accept with joy all that the King … [Read more...]