The Work of the Spirit

The angel said to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore, the child to be born will be holy; he will be called Son of God.” (Luke 1:35) Mary faced a seemingly impossible scenario: giving birth while still a virgin.  She had already askedContinue reading “The Work of the Spirit”

Do Not Be Afraid

December 3 Luke 1:30 The angel said to her, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.          I have always liked scary movies.  There is something about watching individuals face something they are afraid of.  It might be a monster, ghost, or some other entity that leaves them fighting for survival.  Scary movies haveContinue reading “Do Not Be Afraid”

Star Light, Star Bright: Choosing our Words

If you live in the city, it can be difficult to see stars at night compared to living out in a more remote area. The reason for this condition is the city’s light pollution. Light pollution is a side effect of industrial civilization. Its sources include building exterior and interior lighting, advertising, commercial properties, offices,Continue reading “Star Light, Star Bright: Choosing our Words”