Time to Treasure (Luke 2:19)

But Mary was treasuring up all these things in her heart and meditating on them.  (Luke 2:19) Wonderful things were happening to Mary, and she refused to just let them pass by.  She took time to treasure, to set aside moments for meditating on the things that were taking place in her life. Mary was able […]

Stillness Brings You Clarity

The backwater lake shimmered in the light of the mid-morning sun. Ripples danced through the water like figure skaters on ice, making chaotic patterns interspersed with brief moments of circular perfection where the fish poked up for a bite to eat. Across the water was a stand of cypress trees, their ghost-white forms stretching high […]

How to Not be Overwhelmed at Christmas

Do you ever feel overwhelmed during the Christmas season? Do you find yourself frustrated by the commercialism, by the long lines and busy schedules, by the financial burden and the family hassles?  Here is your solution. Selah. In Scripture, to “selah” means to stop and consider, to step back and ponder something of great importance. […]