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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 25 – the angels announcement to the shepherds

“Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 19 – an angel visits Joseph

Joseph considered divorcing Mary from their engagement when he heard the news that she was with child. But that was not God’s plan. This becomes the third time an angel appears announcing the baby Jesus – first to Zecharia, father of … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas story from Genesis to John: Day 4 – God chooses a family

God’s covenant promise with Abraham came true. Israel became a nation, and the people were held captive for 400 years in Egypt just as it was prophesied in Genesis. Through God’s direction, Moses led the people out of bondage to a … Continue reading

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Safety and Surroundings

Today began like any other day in my normal routine, but it didn’t end that way.  It was one of those days – and I’ve had a few of them over the years – where life just completely stops me in my tracks and … Continue reading

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Go, Tell It On The Mountain!

One of my favorite childhood memories is sitting on the floor listening to this Christmas album on the record player.  I would hear the children’s happy voices singing and the friendly man’s voice announcing each song, and I wondered what it was … Continue reading

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Ski Angel

            (photo from Jackie T., Fairplay, Colorado)   There have only been two times in my adult life that I have hit the proverbial “panic button”.  The first time was when my toddler son got lost in … Continue reading

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Conversation on the exit ramp

Have you ever met someone, perhaps a stranger in passing, who seemed a little out of character?  It is most striking to me when I see someone who does not respond to a situation in the usual way we expect human nature to respond – … Continue reading

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