I stand amazed

And here we are Yet another Christmas Yet another time to celebrate Yet another season to rejoice Because He came, leaving all above His glory splendor his power To become like you and me He was born in a manger Where ox and ass kept Him company Wrapped in swaddling clothes lay He The King…

The Therapy of Thank You

Philippians 2:3 – Be humble thinking of others as better than yourselves.   Gratitude requires humility. Humility reflects the attitude of Christ. Gratitude acknowledges one’s own need and lifts the one being thanked. When you say thank you to the person who serves you at the restaurant or the supermarket, you are acknowledging them for…

What Brings You Joy

Philippians 4:4 (ESV) – Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Interestingly, Paul writes these famous words from a (Roman) prison. Paul is in an extremely difficult place and his circumstances are far from pleasant or joyful. He is being held in stocks, amidst the overpowering stench of the sewers of Rome….