A Christmas Prayer

You weren't born in December Blah blah blah But you were born Thank you and amen I'm all for being able to accept the gift Life eternal looks good on all of us Maybe this'll be the year you wrap things up Amen again

Smart

One of my cousins is a neurosurgeon. Yes, that's right. He's a NEUROSURGEON. Now you think I'm even more amazing than before, right? By proxy, while I'm not a neurosurgeon, I must have some good genes unless all his smarts came from his mother. But after knowing his dad, my uncle, and the other siblings, …

A song

Confusion carved suspicion straight across my chest I heard you call my name Perfection choked the life out of my every breath I heard you call my name

The magic

I kept looking at the list of 2020 sermon topics, chosen because of what I've come to know. Conversations, the ability to listen to what's said and not said, showing up--you learn a lot. The longer I looked at the list, the less confident I felt. Surely, if this is a legitimate list, I'd be …