Friday photos … a day late

A few shots from a slightly different Christmas location.  I loved the moon shining down on us on Christmas Eve, a little like a Bethlehem star. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a rich celebration throughout the Christmas season - it's only just begun today.  All the other stuff before this was only the prelude.… Continue reading Friday photos … a day late

Saying our prayers – on TV

While I have a face for radio, nonetheless, earlier this fall I accepted the invitation to be a part of the Christian TV show called The Bridge on the Alberta based Christian network, The Miracle Channel (thanks Lucretia for getting me on the air). We taped two episodes of The Bridge that day, focusing on… Continue reading Saying our prayers – on TV

A Christmas view from the outside

Sometimes you need someone outside your self, family, culture, or faith to help you see accurately, truly.  Here is Jackson Browne doing that for all of us who celebrate Christmas.  From a self-named "heathen and a pagan on the side of the rebel Jesus" comes a musical theological reflection on the radical nature of Christmas… Continue reading A Christmas view from the outside

Friday photos

To kick off the final week before Christmas, a few images of the Christmas lights around where I'm visiting, a place where dolphins and pink flamingos seem to be traditional Christmas ornamentation.  And that "ornament" in one of the photos is not a decoration - think large citrus fruit.