Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Prayer after Christmas

Good and Loving God, This year as I think about all the preparations for Christmas and then acknowledge that, for some, the hopes for the day could not be met, I am remembering the Garden of Eden. I am so … Continue reading

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Time Heals

I am familiar with the phrase “Time Heals” when applied to an ache or pain. Sometimes time is the best medicine. I recently watched as time was the basket in which a different type of healing was delivered. Here is the … Continue reading

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Memories of Christmas from Childhood-Part Three

This is the third post in a series of three of memories of Christmas from my childhood. We always tried to keep our Norwegian traditions alive on Christmas Eve. One of these was putting up a sheaf of wheat (we actually … Continue reading

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Christmas Memories from Childhood-Part Two

This is the second of three posts about childhood memories of Christmas. We always had the same thing for supper on Christmas Eve. We call this meal dinner, now, but then dinner was at noon and supper was about 5:30 … Continue reading

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Christmas Memories from Childhood-Part One

This is the first post, in of series of three, of Christmas memories from my childhood. I didn’t know then that the yearly adventure of getting our Christmas tree would set the standard so high that getting a tree in any other … Continue reading

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On Tuesday I Ice Skate…

On Tuesday I Ice Skate… I have been interested in connecting with a lady who has recently moved back to our area. She had been a significant volunteer ministry leader years ago and now, as a widow, has become a … Continue reading

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Love Wrapped in Power: a Christmas Prayer

Father in Heaven, We thank you that we can come to you as your children. Thank you that you welcome us and want to us to become familiar with your love and your power. As we prepare for Christmas, we … Continue reading

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