When Christmas Came…

We lived on a windy moor. The house was new, unfinished and uncomfortable. We had…

Candles in the night

December is not a peaceful month. We know we should be preparing to rejoice, but…

Surprise

The Social Doctrine of the Church is something huge: you get the feeling it must…

The Rose of Shamir

We were on a journey in the Holy Land. Our party paused in a tiny…

A new Thanksgiving tradition

It is about to become a new tradition in New England. Our household of Boston…

An Emmanuel Thanksgiving

Tom and Heather Triplett hosted the Minnesota brothers and sisters for an early Thanksgiving dinner…

Committing to Emmanuel

As a typical millennial, I have a huge commitment problem. “Let’s hang out this weekend!”…

National Community Retreat in GA

150 brothers and sisters from around the United States gathered last weekend north of Atlanta,…

I am a gnarled tree

As I was quietly walking along the brook, marvelling at the golden leaves slowly whirling…

Community Day in PA

Last Sunday, the PA community gathered for the monthly meeting around the theme of all…

The teacup

It was Jim and Jenny’s present. They had noticed that I liked fine china. They…

Community day in PA

Last Sunday, the PA community gathered together for a social afternoon of friendship and faith.…