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Waiting for my Delivery

Just one more gift. That’s all I’m waiting for. I ordered it so that it would arrive by Christmas, but its not here yet. The confirmation email says it will arrive by 12/24, but every day that passes I begin … Continue reading

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Fear Not

Luke 2: 10 – “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy . . .” It was dark. The sheep were doing whatever it is that sheep do once night falls. The shepherds were keeping a … Continue reading

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God’s Time and Place

It would be hard to overemphasize the importance of Christmas to Christian theology. While the death of Jesus on a cross has become the global symbol of Christianity, his arrival in Bethlehem is no less important.  The stories of Jesus’s birth in … Continue reading

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Great Expectations Come True

I was told by my mother that one of the last wishes of my grandmother was to live long enough to meet her first great grandchild. Marilyn and I had the great honor of fulfilling that wish when we introduced … Continue reading

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Coming

For many years I lived near Edwards Air Force Base in California. This afforded us some unexpected memorable moments. One of those moments was the landing of the space shuttle. Edwards AFB was the alternative landing spot for the shuttle … Continue reading

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Children of the King

It’s A Wonderful Life is my favorite Christmas movie. Hands down. No competition. I absolutely love it. My wife and I watch it every Christmas Eve and it never fails to deliver. Some of the affection I hold for it … Continue reading

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Even Santa Needs a Savior

“He’s making a list, checking it twice, gonna find out who’s naughty or nice….” The songs and folklore of Christmas tell us that Santa is not only a mystical altruistic giver of gifts to children around the world, but that … Continue reading

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Bad Memories and the Anticipation of Christmas

So Christmas is always a time of anticipation, right? We look forward to the parties, the food, the presents, the beautiful candlelit midnight service. One of the things I always enjoyed as a kid was the model train sets. I … Continue reading

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This Christmas

This Christmas is strange. I don’t feel like decorating. I don’t feel like making cookies. I don’t feel like doing anything but opening presents for myself and quilting the day away. As my friend encouraged, “Nothing wrong with a Mary … Continue reading

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Give Me Jesus

John 6:35 Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.   As I was putting the lights on our Christmas Tree this … Continue reading

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