Peaceful expectations.

It’s the season when expectations reach their annual peak. Around Christmas, many people wrestle with family expectations. Gift-giving, party-attending, family-gathering expectations. It’s not that gifting or partying or familying are bad. In fact, each is good. But when we have to measure up to stated or unstated standards, our minds swirl and our hearts ache. […]

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Cry and dance

The woman had heard about Jesus. He was different than all the other leaders she had heard about. It was time to see him and experience what everyone was talking about. And she was ready for change. She was at the very bottom. A friend heard Jesus was having dinner with the ultra-religious guys across […]

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