Bite of Bread: December 23-29 Reading Plan

I heard myself saying,”I can’t wait for Christmas to be over, so I can worship Jesus every day for the rest of the year.” There is something inherently wrong with that sentence. My kids didn’t get it. I unwisely shared my thoughts (out loud) with them. I think they were stunned. Maybe saddened. And I … Continue reading “Bite of Bread: December 23-29 Reading Plan”

Bite of Bread: Gabriel’s Visits (December 16-22)

  One of my favorite parts of the Christmas story is Gabriel’s visits to Zechariah and  Elizabeth and their relative, Mary. They were normal, everyday people visited by the angel who came from the presence of God to bring them news that they were chosen. Zechariah was told that his prayer had been heard. How many of … Continue reading “Bite of Bread: Gabriel’s Visits (December 16-22)”

Bite of Bread: Lighting Our Hearts (Dec. 9-15)

  The tree is up. Stockings are hung, and the nativity scene is carefully placed for all to see. The lights from the tree cheer the dreary winter days; they warm my heart though no heat radiates from the bulbs. It’s my favorite part of Christmas. Lights. The scriptures this week focus on Jesus, the Light of the World. … Continue reading “Bite of Bread: Lighting Our Hearts (Dec. 9-15)”

Bite of Bread: Preparing for God With Us (Bible Reading Plan)

  The clock is ticking. Christmas is only 23 days away. That’s a little over three weeks. Eek! As I type, millions of Americans are pushing and shoving to get that Black Friday deal they stayed up all night to acquire. Some are dragging their plastic Christmas tree out of storage (which I hope to … Continue reading “Bite of Bread: Preparing for God With Us (Bible Reading Plan)”

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