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The Tension of Christmas 2013: Ducks, Methodists, Deaths and Families

Disclaimer: These have been my thoughts over the past week.  Excuse the lack of editing. If i edit it, then i will be hiding the tension.  i don’t want to do that either. —— I think I finally figured out … Continue reading

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4th Day of Christmas, Two Families are in my Thoughts and Prayers

On the 4th Day of Christmas, my True Lord gave to me, fun with my family; with thoughts and prayer for another in pain. Yesterday started out ok.  I went to my friend’s house to take care of the kitty … Continue reading

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God Blessed All the Marys in the World…

I listened to a wonderful women’s choir this morning at First Baptist, Richmond.  I don’t believe I’ve heard them before. I’m sure I have but today was simply breathtaking.  They sung, “How Far Is It to Bethlehem?” I couldn’t help … Continue reading

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The Gift of “Pure Joy”

We are coming to the end of Advent.  Christmas is hours away and I am preparing for our two Christmas Eve services at the church.  I don’t know if it’s been the Advent preparations, or the journey of life that … Continue reading

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Thank You Note to God

This week, I was given the gifts of God-filled conversations in homes, restaurants, and prayer. One such conversation took place over coffee where I received a gentle reminder that we are all children of God, even the ones I am … Continue reading

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The CHILD in your heart

You are a precious in my sight, God said. I will call you by name, you are mine.   There was a child born to us this day, a child that will forever live in our hearts. The gift of this … Continue reading

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There is Something About Mary

Luke 1:38:  Then Mary said, ‘Here am I, the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to your word.’ Then the angel departed from her. We have been on quite a journey through the Advent season and … Continue reading

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