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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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Finding God in Advent

Romans 8:24-28 For in hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what is seen? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience. Likewise … Continue reading

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