Tag Archives: holidays

A Visit with Santa

A few months ago, the phone rang. As I answered it, a jolly voice on the other end let out with a “Ho! Ho! Ho! How are you doing Joe? Santa here.” You never know if it’s the real Santa, … 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 — Now

This will be the last Five Minute Friday (or Saturday) post of the year. The group is taking the next two weeks off (sort of) … something about the hustle and bustle of the Christmas/New Year’s season. Goodness Kate, the … 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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I Love Maine

I love Maine. Now I will be the first to admit the lack of snow and moderate temperatures make for easy walking around Dover-Foxcroft.  I haven’t tasted Maine’s weather yet … at least not thus far this winter. I do … Continue reading

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