Christmas Memories

Feliz Navidad, Frohliche Weihnacten, Nollaig Shona, Cracium Fericit, Meli Keulieumaseu! During a recent Xmas 2019 rush of sadness, I praise God for giving me a memory of a very happy Christmas. The year was 1957 and the Alley family lived at 33 W. Rose Street, Stockton, California. Lodging this memory here forever so that family…

Tree of Peace

On Christmas Eve 1914, a miracle occured in the midst of war. Two opposing nations were singing the same Christmas Carol in the middle of a fierce war. British soldiers were spending Christmas Eve on a French battlefield during World War I. After four months of fighting, over a million men had perished in the…

Thankful for Eternity

Giving thanks for Eternity and for the hope we are given to spend it with family and friends. Considering the transient time we all have on earth, we are wise to give thanks for all the opportunities we are presented to “love well” as we live. In the short five years that we have lived…

Baja Christmas

Enjoy a short flight over the Sea of Cortez on Volaris to arrive in the land of La Paz, to a place of Peace.  Get out there and thrill while in this port city during the celebration of Christmas or any holiday in LaPaz is a treat!  Take a local tour boat across the Sea of…

Gifts of the Spirit

A life changing gift of God is the Holy Spirit.  Spiritual gifts are given so that every Christian can experience the joy and fulfillment of God working through them. The baptism of the Holy Spirit is initially evidenced by speaking in a heavenly language. “And these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they will drive…

PBS Thanksgiving

Make a huge bowl of smashed red potatoes with sprigs of sage, serve a side of nutty, cranberry hearty stuffing made with quinoa! Hmmmm add steamy green beans and a carrot / raisin salad! We have so much to be thankful for! Dress up your table with words of thanksgiving and a heart felt song…