Why Everyone Should Have a “Boxing Day” tradition!

- Silly paper hats are a must! Nehemiah said, “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”Nehemiah 8:10 Today is not going to be an "explainer" post so much as a …

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All the Feels – Christmas and emotion…

Suddenly, the angel was joined by a vast host of others—the armies of heaven—praising God and saying,“Glory to God in highest heaven,    and peace on earth to those with whom God is pleased.”Luke 2:13-14 - Derek Maul lives, writes, (and cries sometimes) in NC So we had an interesting Sunday. Of course Rebekah and I attended …

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The Promise of the Ages – even (maybe especially) in the ER!!

- my dad heading to WakeMed North "This promise is for you, your children, and for all who are far away—as many as the Lord our God invites.”Acts 2:39 Well, it is the 4th Sunday in Advent, and the words I have chosen for this week are "Joy" and "Promise." It's honestly a bit of …

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Christmas 2021: Gritty – not some airbrushed Hallmark tableau

“I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.""I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, …

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