Tag Archives: Luke 1

God’s Tenderness – explosive and overwhelming

[From the archives.] Tenderness, noun: expressing warm, affectionate feelings; being kind and merciful; possessing gentle and delicate qualities; providing care and protectiveness. (Dictionary.com.) Explosive Tenderness Otis Redding took the word tenderness and turned it on its head. It’s not that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Unplanned Pregnancies

[From the archives.] **** Imagine giving birth. (For you mothers it’s not much of a stretch, and for the rest of us we’ll just do the best we can.) Now imagine giving birth without knowing you were even pregnant. “But … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Try A Little Tenderness – Otis Redding sings the gospel truth

Tenderness, noun: expressing warm, affectionate feelings; being kind and merciful; possessing gentle and delicate qualities; providing care and protectiveness. (Dictionary.com.) Otis Redding took the word tenderness and turned it on its head. It’s not that he changed the definition. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

A Royal Baby, a Royal Name, and the Royal Treatment

[This is the first post in what inadvertently became a three-part series on the theme on royalty. Part two will appear tomorrow and part three the next day.] *** A London hospital is the birthplace of a baby who will one … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Unplanned Pregnancies

Imagine giving birth. (For you mothers it’s not much of a stretch, and for the rest of us we’ll just do the best we can.) Now imagine giving birth without knowing you were even pregnant. “But how can this happen?” … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 19 Comments