Category Archives: Christmas

What Do You Want For Christmas

Every year at Christmas time, people ask one another, “What would you like for Christmas?”  As I was thinking about that very question the other day, it occurred to me that I really do have everything I want and everything … Continue reading

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Very Special Gifts

“A Very Special Gift” At Christmas, I always think about some of the favorite Christmas gifts my brother, sister and I received while growing up.  Like most kids, perhaps the most memorable gifts we received were our first bicycles.  That … Continue reading

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Goodwill Toward Men

I love this time of year as we look forward to celebrating Christmas and the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ.  I also love hearing about the generosity and kindness of people at this time of year.  It is a … Continue reading

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Counting Blessings, My Cup Runneth Over!

On Christmas day, Marta and I spent some time with family.  We were able to visit with Marta’s parents and all of our kids and our grandkids.  And of course, we exchanged some gifts.  I got some wonderful gifts, new … Continue reading

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Hope Through God’s Word

This week I am starting to work on a short devotional about hope that I have been asked to share at a local hospital.   I have been praying and studying some scriptures which speak about hope.  So many of my … Continue reading

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The Truth of Christmas Songs

I love the songs of Christmas. As a kid growing up I did not spend a lot of time in church. What I learned about God, heaven, and Jesus I picked up mostly in Vacation Bible School and I learned … Continue reading

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Christmas 2015 – A Nice Reminder

Christmas day was winding down and the granddaughters with their presents in tow were saying their goodbyes. I said to Avery who is six, “You had a big day. You got to visit with those who love you…your grandma and … Continue reading

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Following Him

This is a great time to be a Christian!  The need for us to pray for others and pray for our country is greater than ever before.  The opportunity for us to live our faith, love our neighbors, and lead … Continue reading

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Spoiler Alerts and A Touch of Glory

**SPOILER ALERT**  Those words typically warn that information about how a story or a movie ends is about to be revealed. Such a warning gives one time to change the channel, leave the room or cover their ears if they … Continue reading

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Christmas Songs – What a Blessing

I love the tradition of gathering together with friends and family at Christmas.  I love this time of year.  I love the food, the fun and I love singing songs of adoration and devotion as we prepare our hearts celebrate … Continue reading

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