Burl Ives Was Right

“Have a holly jolly Christmas, It’s the best time of the year …” Burl Ives voice filled my head as I walked around our local outdoor mall with my two-year-old granddaughter Sophia who was pouting. “Smile Sophia. It’s the best time of the year,” I…

From Glory to Glory

And … the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear. (verses 8-9 of Luke 2, ESV) After quite a bit of study and contemplation, for now, I’ve settled on a definition of God’s glory that goes something like this:…