Beyond the Bars Blog

Best Christmas Gift Ever

Monday, November 29th, I received the best Christmas gift I could ever possibly receive.  I was in Home Depot ordering a new blind for our parish hall when I suddenly heard the voice of a lady behind me exclaim, “Joy!” I turned around and as she drew closer to me, I looked deep into her […]


The Rest of the Story

  December 6th, this Thursday, is an important day in my church each year.  The “why?” is best answered by sharing this true story with you.  If you are a fan of the Paul Harvey radio programs, you will be familiar with one of his shows called “The Rest of the Story”.   This story could […]