Category Archives: Christmas

The Darkness Around Christmas

There is a Child within a manger Whose love can reach the smallest heart, From kings to shepherds, To everyone of us whose dreams have been torn apart. And he was born for all the children Who watch the snow and … Continue reading

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Hustle And Bustle

I don’t know where this phrase originated but “hustle and bustle” seems to be the words that describe this time of year. It conveys that we feel there is more “stuff” we have to accomplish in days which appear to … Continue reading

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Best Christmas Gift

Darkness and despair will not go on forever. For we who walk in the darkness of this world have seen a great Light. We may live in a land of deep darkness, but The Light is shining. A child is … Continue reading

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What if … Christmas?

Here we are in the Christmas season. What does that mean? Does it bring the scent of cookies and pine? Do songs play in your mind and heart, like I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas or Silent Night? Is there … Continue reading

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Holidays – Finding the Celebration

I’m going to share something deeply personal about holidays. I hope anyone reading this will say, “Oh, I already knew that.” because it has been a very difficult lesson for me to learn. For many years, I followed in the … Continue reading

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Wise Change Better than ANY Change

As 2012 winds down and I see 2013 rising up to meet me, it is that time of year to think about making a course correction that will produce “good”. At this time next year I want to be able … Continue reading

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Duff’s Tavern & Grill, Vicksburg, MS

Like many people, I took a road trip during the Christmas holidays to have time with family. Ours was a 12-hour drive and often on those long trips, we have chosen “fast food” which usually sacrifices quality for speed. Thanks … Continue reading

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Christmas Movies on TV

This may be my favorite time of year for movies on TV. There are so many great stories that have been told and retold throughout the years. A Christmas Carol – This is to me a great “parable” of God’s … Continue reading

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Read if You Dare!

“One Simple Act” by Debbie Macomber [ISBN#9781439108932] I just finished this barely 200-page book. It took me almost two weeks. Usually I could have finished it in about four hours. I put it down several times and tried to ignore … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping 2008

It’s that time of year when we begin to think about selecting gifts for those we love. Books are always a great choice for me because I love to read. I am an eclectic reader! I love mysteries to cookbooks! … Continue reading

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