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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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Knit into a Family

Every year for Christmas my extended family, all 28 of us, gather together on Christmas Eve for soup, sandwiches and a white elephant gift exchange. Having lived and grown up in a city (Atlanta) where my extended family put down … 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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Right On Time

For when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth His Son…. Galatians 4:4 As a young boy I remember waiting with great anticipation for certain events in my life. My dad would always tell me, “don’t wish your … Continue reading

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I Need A Silent Night

God who is ever so faithful met me right where I was. The music filled my car with His compassion and understanding. He knew just what I was feeling and what I needed. This was not a song that often played or that I was familiar with, which made it even more remarkable. Continue reading

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A Child on Christmas

I think that this is how God wants us to respond to his promise of eternity with Him. He wants us to be thrilled at the prospect of His kingdom. He wants us to talk about it endlessly. He wants us to trust that he has a place for us better than we can imagine. He wants the wonders of his love to consume us. He wants his children to wait for him, long for him and desire Him, the same way we do Christmas. Continue reading

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Our God has Come

Our God, mighty and all powerful. Did not come with pomp and pageantry. His birth was not celebrated with feasts and extravagant celebrations. Rather born in crude stable, Attended by animals, his parents and some shepherds. Yet here He was. … Continue reading

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Christmas Card

My kids are hugging and laughing on our family Christmas card this year. Based on the card, friends will see that I have picture perfect kids. They will see that happy moment. That picture is not our life though. It … Continue reading

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