• Advent,  faith

    I am Israel

    NowI, like many postmoderns, have a very busy life. I have a family. I also have a career. I’m plugged into church, community, and, I hope, the world as a whole. I work, drive, cook, care, organize, blog, design, plan, wash, dry, lather, rinse, repeat. Most of the time, this cycle of busyness keeps me going and I don’t even stop to think about it. And I never watch the news if I can help it. Ain’t nobody got time for that. But I’m going to be painfully honest with you, and I think it’s important because I am far from alone in this. A large part of the reason I…

  • Advent,  Christmas,  Five for Friday,  kids,  Twitter

    Five for Friday: Advent, Twitter, Xmas, Elves, & the biggest Christmas parade in Mississippi

    1. If you’re looking for some daily Advent reading, I’ve got just the thing for you. Kirsten Oliphant has gathered a whole bunch of us bloggers and given each of us a day to write whatever we want about Advent.  You can find links to each day’s post here. (Psst…tomorrow is my day.)  2. Speaking of that, sometimes the funniest things happen on Twitter. Yesterday at lunchtime, I took a moment to share yesterday’s post by Sarah (@GirlGrowsUp).   Then this happened:  Two of my most oft tweeted-about subjects are Jesus and football. Sometimes things get crossed up. I assume this State fan meant to land this photo of Chris…