smaller and less

Recently there has been talk about making Christmas bigger and better than ever. And something about this just hasn’t set right with me. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas and big family gatherings and all the festivities around the church. But bigger and better than ever? I’m not quite sure those are…

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open house

For those of you who don’t dwell in the state shaped like a mitt allow me to enlighten you for a bit. There are a few certain seasons that Michigander’s mark their calendars by. One is of course deer season, winter (which lasts about 9 months sometimes) and the season we currently find ourselves in…open…

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times change

I remember loving the fall time change when I was younger. All of a sudden I was blessed with another glorious hour of sleep just before a glorious fall Sunday. But then…I had kids. Children are no respecters of daylight savings time. They are like the rogue states who refuse to submit to the system….

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is it still Easter?

So this morning as I walked downstairs with my soon to be six-year-old he asked me, “Is it still Easter?” Not thinking about the gravity of this question, I almost casually answered no, but then I thought the better and gave the response, “Yes. It might not be Easter Sunday, but it is still Easter.”…

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