Tag: holiday

  • 5 Reasons You Should Rest (Looking at rest from a biblical perspective)

    As I type this, I’m enjoying a relaxing Labor Day morning. The house is quiet; the kids spent last night at their aunt and uncle’s. It’s a good day. Sitting in my office getting caught up on various small tasks, I’m reminded of the importance of taking time to rest. And as I reflect, I am amused…

  • Remember Who We Should Be Thanking

    Thanksgiving is arguably the greatest American holiday. There are so many traditions, centered around family, and focused on being thankful…oh, and eating. How great is this!?! I absolutely love Thanksgiving. For my entire life, my family has gathered at my grandparents’ house to celebrate. For me, Thanksgiving is an opportunity to see family we don’t…

  • December 14 – Paul’s Letter to the Colossians

    Reading Col. 1:1-4:18 Philemon 1-25 Devotional During the two years that Paul is under house arrest in Rome, he writes four letters which are sometimes called The Prison Epistles (the word “epistle” means a letter). Today we read Paul’s letter to the Colossians and to Philemon. Paul had not visited the city of Colosse, but…