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Christmas Cognitive Dissonance

Every year about this time, I’m torn. On the one hand, I love to celebrate the most wonderful, joyous, miraculous event in human history: God condescending to become an infant, born into poverty to an exiled couple to teach us … Continue reading

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Bonus Christmas post!

It’s a Christmas miracle! Two posts in one week. The catches? The other Christmas post is on my other blog, Scribbling in the Sand and I didn’t write it! It’s by some hack named “Longfellow”. (With a name like that, … Continue reading

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Twas the week before Christmas…

Twas the week before Christmas, so there was little time to spend on a blog post or create a short rhyme. My first book is gathering dust on a shelf.* The next one is not going to publish itself I … Continue reading

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Aim low: A Christmas meditation

“In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled.” – Luke 2:1 “And in that region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel … Continue reading

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The Christmas door slams

I’m exhausted. Blame it on MS, age, or simply the craziness of Christmas, but for whatever reason, I’m wasted and have no energy or time for a complete post. Instead, I’m making this brief observation on the season. How long … Continue reading

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The Gospel according to Linus van Pelt

It’s been done before and it will be done again, God willing.  Can anything better be posted to a blog on Christmas Eve than the most famous of all Christmas speeches, one delivered by a fictional, intellectually precocious – if … Continue reading

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O Holy Night

We sing – or at least hear sung – Christmas carols dozens of times each holiday season.  It’s worth meditating on the words. O Holy Night! The stars are brightly shining, It is the night of my dear Saviour’s birth. … Continue reading

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Our Family Christmas Letter

Well, it’s been a whole year since our last Christmas letter.  It seems like no more than twelve months.  How time flies!  We hope your holiday season is filled with great memories, lots of fruitcakes, and few incidents with law … Continue reading

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Have a safe Christmas

During the Christmas season, between family visits, holiday events, and gift shopping (locally, of course *), giving, and receiving, things tend to be a bit hectic.  On top of all that, I’m drained from finishing my first novel.  (If anyone … Continue reading

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What I learned from a fictional Santa

It being the Christmas season, my household is in the midst of its annual rite of watching our most cherished seasonal productions.  Everyone has their favorite Christmas movies and TV shows.  As owner of this blog, it’s my right – … Continue reading

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