the first Christmas

2015 December

Mary and Christmas carols in Africa

2017-07-18T01:44:30-04:00December 10th, 2015|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

‘Where does everyone go at Christmas?’ I asked, and all the African kids yelled 'Home!' and that’s how it started, a brief word shared last night from the front of our own home where a few dozen carollers, mostly Ugandans, gathered. It was our annual contribution to Christmas things here at the university that we’ve [...]

2013 December

Mary, did you know?

2017-07-19T20:10:18-04:00December 24th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

She kept all these things in her heart. This is what the ancient Scripture tell us. Mary kept these things in her heart, and she pondered it all. She pondered that the shepherds came to her and Joseph and their newborn to see with their very eyes; pondered the astounding news that angels had somehow [...]