Monthly Archives: December 2013

Happy New Year, please.

Hello.  I took a week off for Christmas and now it is time to share my thoughts with you again.  Lucky you. I hope you had a marvelous Christmas, I know I did.  The Christmas Eve service was beautiful in … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Eve.

All the planning, shopping, wrapping and baking are done. Most of the cookies are delivered. Most of the presents are under the tree. Now can I celebrate Christmas? I have told you many times how much I love Christmas.  I … Continue reading

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Snowflakes falling….

Have you ever tried to hold a snowflake in your fingers? Have you ever really examined a single snowflake to see how beautiful it is? Or have you ever seen a picture of a snowflake showing the details not visible … Continue reading

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The longest night and the brightest star.

It is only a few days until Christmas. It is the last few days before we celebrate the birthday of Christ. It is also the first day of winter and the day of the year for us in the northern … Continue reading

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Tis the season….

Tis the season for decorating, baking, entertaining, shopping, wrapping, writing cards, spending money, playing Christmas music, going to Christmas parties, giving gifts…  Did I forget anything?  The last couple days I have been so busy and looking at my calendar, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas.

Why do we X-out Christ in Christmas?  Are you offended when you see the word “Xmas”?    Christmas is also sometimes known as Xmas. Some people don’t think it’s correct to call Christmas ‘Xmas’ as that takes the ‘Christ’ (Jesus) out of … Continue reading

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Where is God?

A friend asked me a question today that I have been asked many times over the last 16 years: How has your faith remained strong during the difficult times of life? I have blogged before on the subject, on my … Continue reading

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