tuesdays unwrapped

“I think it is more important to celebrate a birthday than a successful exam, a promotion, or a victory. Because to celebrate a birthday means to say to someone: Thank you for being you. Celebrating a birthday is exalting life and being glad for it. On a...

one alternative to pessimism and optimism

The pessimists say life is hard and won’t get better. The optimists say life is good or will be soon. But the believers say our hope is in Jesus whether life is hard or life is good, releasing the right to predict the future, holding on to God who comes to be...

weekend links

I’m not sure I can explain the comfort of hosting Tuesdays Unwrapped again even though it’s only for the next few weeks. I haven’t made my way through all 98 entries, but the ones I’ve read are simply lovely. Thank you for seeing the holy...

the kind of gift to unwrap early

It’s dark in the bathroom and the floor is cold. My mind moves slowly as I stand there blinking my way into the day. Staring at my feet with intensity, I will them to either move toward a shower or just head straight for the coffee. In that brief moment, light...