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A Way in a Manger


I often hear the opening words of the charming Christmas carol “Away in a Manger” as “A Way in a Manger.”  It brings me a sense of wonder, and I am reminded of Jesus’ declaration: “I am the way and the truth and the life.” (Jn 14:6) That our eternal God chose to take on…

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Happy Birthday Jesus!


Just another reason I love working with children at church.  How many adults would respond to attending a Happy Birthday Jesus party?  Well I never did until I started working with the kids.  Through their eyes it is only natural to have a birthday party for Jesus….brilliant and yet so simple,  I love it.  There…

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SOMETIMES   December 10, 2016   “Some people are so heavenly-minded That they are of no earthly good.” Sometimes true; always sad. But don’t be misunderstood . . .   Sometimes, I can see the City on a Hill from here! Sometimes I can hear the singing of praises over there! Sometimes I feel the…

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Interesting Versus Interested


Have you ever been introduced to someone, but you immediately forgot their name because you were too busy trying to think of what you were going to say? Sometimes, I think I spend too much time, trying to sound interesting, important or cool and not enough time engaged and interested in what other people have…

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It’ hard to remember to be thankful when I’m struggling :(


It’s hard to remember to be thankful when I’m struggling…. I was studying this verse about thankfulness, these 2 versions help me to get my heart right about it. 1 Thessalonians 5:18  Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus. New Living Translation 1 Thessalonians 5:18 in…

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Coveting or Contentment?


Today I give You What I cannot have. Placed in Your Care, Please keep it There. May Your desires Defeat lesser desires, Contentment, Not coveting. Gratitude, Not griping. More hope Than mope. A grand vision, Not myopia. Water-pouring, Not water hoarding. Offering Hors d’oeuvres Of Your Goodness, Kindness, Care, Delight That some might Taste and…

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