Jonathan Emerson-Pierce (Ontario, Canada)
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Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, . . . God with us. - Matthew 1:23 (KJV)
Although Christmas is a time of joy for many, it can also be a time of sorrow. Some people experience isolation and loneliness in the face of broken relationships or the painful absence of loved ones who have passed away. Others struggle with the financial demands they feel in this...
“Prayer, searching the scripture, and service are means of entering into and sharing the heart, mind, and work of Christ. A balanced spiritual practice helps us get in step with the transforming rhythm of Jesus’ life with God: work and worship, engagement and rest, service and Sabbath, contemplation and action.” Read more.