All posts by mkrabbe

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

Happy and Blessed

Watch on YouTube Matthew 5:1-12 Today we’re going to talk about macaroni.  Imagine all the pastabilities!  Sadly, we’re not. (Don’t egg me on. Penne[1] for your thoughts!) We’re going to talk about a word that sounds like macaroni.  The Greek word that is translated as “blessed” in today’s scripture is macarios.  So the verses in ...

Letting Go

Immediately they left their nets and followed him. Matthew 4:20

Stars and Acorns

Matthew 2:1-12 Watch on Facebook Live [1] In a small Southern town there was a beautiful nativity scene in the town square.  It was obvious that great skill and talent had gone into creating it.  A visitor from the north stopped to admire it, but was bothered by one small feature. The three wise men ...


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. ...