“We like to pair this intriguing cocktail with spicy Asian take-out when frigid temperatures call for a night in.” This is what sold me. It’s like the authors had spy cams in my home and knew exactly what to say to bait me into trying this recipe. Spicy asian take-out is a weekly occurrence for Jon and I, specifically Vietnamese take-out, and nothing compliments a cozy night in like a house-made cocktail.
It’s that time again… we are so excited to share our updated A Simple Advent Book with you all! Spend a few moments throughout each of the four weeks of Advent centering yourself on our coming Lord through scripture, meditation, and prayer...
Crying and staring in public aren’t things that a typical educated person in the Northeast would ever be caught dead doing. But in the spring of 2010, both happened in abundance at an exhibit entitled “The Artist is Present,” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Marina Abramovic, a Yugoslav-born performance artist, invited passers-by to become participants in her exhibit. The setup was simple, elemental: a table, with two chairs; Marina in one, in a long, sweeping white or red dress. And in the other, anyone who wanted to sit down. Anyone who wanted to could sit down across the table from Marina for as short or long as she or he liked. For two and a half months, for every hour the MoMA was open, Marina sat there.
God with us: three simple words that hold so much meaning and potential for us all. They can serve as source of power, strength, and confidence. There is a temptation that lay just under the surface to see our Emmanuel as far off, dominantly ruling His creation. In doing so, we’d dangerously trade out ‘God with us’ for ‘God over us’.