Perfection in a Christmas tree comes in our final touch, one that finishes off the love and care we’ve put into it. We start with pulling the boxes from the attic. Anticipation fills us. We look ...

Succession is vital in royal circles. The bloodline must be secured, family trees documented, and proof stamped by the highest authority. Norway is a good example. In 1380, Norway merged with ...

So, why a birth in a manger? Why do things the hard way? To go from heaven to hovel, perfection to destruction, in the presence of God to living among men. What drove Jesus to take such an ...

It’s not where you start. It’s where you wind up. We’ve heard that. We don’t have to be born the CEO of the company. We can start out at the bottom and work our way to the top. It adds to ...

How is a royal baby treated? With pomp and circumstance, or roughly, to encourage them to feel a connection to the common man? In the royal houses of Europe, teens on the way to the throne were ...

Open your eyes. THERE IS NO DARKNESS THAT CAN CONSUME YOU! Step into the light. GOD’S PRESENCE IS YOUR ILLUMINATION! Even death has no hold on you. Yes, our world revolves in a cycle of ...

Who wants to get paid more? Me! Of course, me! During the corona virus quarantine of 2020, the United States (and much of the world) seemed to shut down. Non-essential workers were sent home and ...

Who’s looking down? NOT YOU! Your eyes are on the Father, the God of all creation, the reigning King of all that was, is, and will be! Heaven is your goal, your PIE IN THE SKY! Whoa! Pie in ...

What are you willing to shake off, to abandon as useless to you in your life? – An athlete abandons pain. It’s part of the process of becoming better in their chosen sport. – A pianist ...

Brilliance can refer to light or intelligence. During a solar eclipse, the sun becomes a million times dimmer for the two minutes the moon blocks out the sun. The sun is the most brilliant object ...

The lesson of Jonah is often all about the whale. Okay, make that a big fish, as the Bible is vague on the creature that consumed the prophet, but the three days in the fish’s belly is ...

Gold. We all want it. It is something so pure it never decays or tarnishes. Bury it in the sea, dig it up in a thousand years, and it’s as perfect as the day it drowned beneath the ...

The best jobs are those with a bonus clause. A Christmas payout to help with the holiday expenses. Our family covered by the company’s health insurance. A car provided at the company’s ...