December 2022

  • While Mary Slept: A story for Christmas Eve

    By Rev. David Schell, for Christmas Eve, 2022. Joseph stood over the manger looking at his baby boy. Well, his in every sense but one. After all the fussing over him from his Bethlehem family, Aunt Elizabeth had finally chased them all to bed and given him and Mary a moment’s peace – a moment…

  • The 400 Not-So-Silent Years

    I don’t believe God is ever silent in our world, and our siblings in Christ from the Catholic and Orthodox traditions have Bibles that do contain writings from the “400 silent years.”