Published December 11th, 2017 by

Have you ever lost yourself? It’s a scary place to be. I floundered after my husband Ron died, and it’s taken me quite a while to find myself again. Mentally…

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Published December 10th, 2017 by

Prince Albert (Victoria’s husband) first brought the Christmas tree tradition to the UK and it lived a simple life until the 1930’s when a toilet brush company made the first…

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Published December 9th, 2017 by

The word bound, means more than tied up. It also means: 1- Something expected to happen because custom, experience, or common sense dictates it 2-Being obliged to do something or…

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Published December 8th, 2017 by

A manger is an eating trough, a feeding place so to speak. And it would have been layered with hay to make the baby Jesus more comfortable. What do we…

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Published December 7th, 2017 by

Is the manger scene more than we realize?   And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no…

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Published December 6th, 2017 by

What flies at Christmas? Well, it might be you, on the way to friends or family for the holidays. Angels and reindeer also come to mind and unfortunately in our…

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Published December 5th, 2017 by

After finding out all that stuff about birds I wanted to find out more about the things we use to symbolize Christmas. Some of them are obvious, like the angels…

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Published December 4th, 2017 by

Last year, my neighbour’s Christmas decorations included a peacock and quite frankly I thought he was going too far. His lawn was covered with camels, sheep, even a Santa Claus,…

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Published December 3rd, 2017 by

Carter lies there in his crib and doesn’t say a word. But all around him worship, like worm to little bird. Six weeks old and not a drop of ambition…

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Published December 2nd, 2017 by

What kind of state are we in when Christians complain we have Christmas music playing too early or the stores decorated too soon?  We should be cheering when we have…

Read More Too Soon Christmas