The Absurdity of Christmas

The Absurdity of Christmas

Have you ever thought about how “wrong” Christmas is? Many of us have read the story of Jesus’ birth in Matthew or Luke. And most of us have seen nativity sets in homes, on lawns or in stores–a statuesque display of wise men and shepherds...
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

The brightly colored baskets are put away. Most of the eggs on the lawn have been discovered, until the lawn mower crunches them the next time we mow. The Easter clothes are relegated to the back of the closet. The chocolate buzz is winding down. And the family has...
What’s the Point of Easter?

What’s the Point of Easter?

  Are your eggs in your basket or still on the lawn? Too often, I think, we want to scatter our eggs around to “cover our bases.” And like an Easter egg hunt, we discover one egg under a bush, another by a tree and two or three in the middle of the...