All posts by mkrabbe

I'm a wife, mom, grandma, pastor, writer, nerd, and grocery-store dancer.


We don’t know what will happen in the days and months ahead, but we can rejoice in knowing that God goes with us, and that God is always up to something!

What Have We Seen?

John 1 And we have seen his glory, the glory of the Father’s one and only Son. – John 1:14 What have we seen?  At my house, we’ve seen quite a few Christmas movies – some old and some new. One of the old ones is called It Happened on 5th Avenue from 1947. ...

Love and Glory

“… the glory of the Lord shone around them…” -Luke 2:9 What is glory?  Luke says when the angels appeared to the shepherds, glory shone around them.  If something shines, there must be light involved. I always imagined that the angels must have been very bright…though in a dark field in the middle of the ...

Angels and Carols and More, Oh My!

Impromptu Christmas Pageant

Are You the Messiah or Should We Keep Looking?

Watch on YouTube Matthew 11:2-11 Have you ever had the realization that things weren’t going the way you’d expected, and so you began to doubt whether you were on the right track?   [1] If so, maybe you’d gotten on the wrong train…. Or maybe, like John the Baptist in today’s scripture reading, you’ve really gone ...