Category Archives: Christmas

Five Minute Friday — Mom

I must be back in New York. I backslid into sloughing off on my Five Minute Friday assignment until Saturday — late Saturday afternoon at that. Oh well. It’s the thought that counts and the effort to post something sometime. … Continue reading

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A Christmas Prayer — 2016

As a Christmas gift to myself, I again vowed to take Christmas off. No writing. No work. But I did want to share a Christmas message. What to do? Well, as I did last year, I “borrowed” some words my … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Top Post of 2016

I did just what I promised last week and waded through this year’s Five Minute Friday posts to pick out YOUR favorite. Ironically, while not Christmasy, it was relevant to the season. This week we celebrate Christ’s birth. YOUR favorite … Continue reading

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I Guess It’s Santa Season

I was snug as a bug in a rug cuddled in my comforter in bed a couple of Saturdays ago. The sun was just starting to peek out as I reached that quasi-conscious state when I “heard” the sound of … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like …

Just sharing my thoughts from the pulpit today. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ … Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as … Continue reading

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A Christmas Prayer — 2015

As a Christmas gift to myself, I again vowed to take Christmas off. No writing. No work. But I did want to share a Christmas message. What to do? Well, I “borrowed” some words my wife wrote, which have become … Continue reading

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It’s a Wonderful Life

One of my favorite Christmas movies — well, maybe any time movie — is It’s a Wonderful Life. I grew up on the movie and I’ll admit, after a marathon loop one Christmas in my formative years, I sort of … Continue reading

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