OSL Blog: Magnify! Advent Devotional, Day 12

Advent Day 12 – Thursday, December 7 I’ve wondered about the practice of writing a letter to one’s younger self. Here’s some of what I’d say to my younger self. It’s a message I want to remember in these Advent days: God with us. Dear Younger Me, I see you so...

OSL Blog: Magnify! Advent Devotional, Day 11

Advent Day 11 – Wednesday, December 6 Our family was living in Ridgecrest, California, and I was working as a mechanical engineer for the United States Naval Weapons Center. We were very active in our church where my wife, Marlys, served as the choir director....

OSL Blog: Magnify! Advent Devotional, Day 10

Advent Day 10 – Tuesday, December 5 Hi. Right now I am going to share a story with you that was so special to me. A crazy day was finally over at school. While I was in directed studies, through the intercom I heard the lady talking. The problem was my class is...

OSL Blog: Magnify! Advent Devotional, Day 7

Advent Day 7 – Saturday, December 2 As co-chair of the Quilting Ministry for the last several years, sometimes I have to just stop and wonder: Is this coincidence? Maybe not. There are times when I need just one more block to finish off a quilt and when I look...