December 10th, 2015

The End of the Year

The end of the year. Even in Los Angeles, winter reminds us of our mortality, or at least our frailty. We’re thankful we don’t live in iceboxes like Chicago or Minneapolis, but our pace of life is its own kind of icy wasteland. We stumble along, burdened by waist-deep snow made of unrelenting social and […]

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December 18th, 2014

God’s Immeasurable Joy

The culture we live in has a perpetual tendency and determination towards being happy.  Happiness is the quintessential pursuit. I often attempt to quantify the feeling of joy in my life.  I know there are times that I am extremely joyful and other times I am clearly not.   Joy for me is an emotion that […]

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December 3rd, 2014

Advent Week 1: God Comes to Us

We all have times where we long for God.  We have times in our life where we seek God’s perspective and presence in our current circumstances.  We may long for God to meet us just where we are or we look for Him to give meaning to life.  Advent is a time to remember that […]

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