longing for the God With Us

As is so often the case,  Dan has written a post ,  that as a Christmas reflection,  fits my own longings this year: We are reminded of how incapable we are of giving good gifts to others, and so we drive ourselves deeper and deeper into debt and exchange commodities with one another — commodities that, more often than not, Continue Reading

Embrace of an Exilic Existence

The title of this post is from another of Dan’s posts this week,  which ties right in to the first (longing for the ‘God With Us’),  which is tied to the hope that we have in the entering of God into our story,  which is the crux of the Christmas observance.  It’s not TOTALLY celebration,  since this involves some amount Continue Reading