Category Archives: Christmas

Open the Package

I pray that one year, they find the courage to tear open the package instead of tearing off the label.  Continue reading

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Hold Your Peace

I tell you my child,
you’re not under fire.
Cease! Continue reading

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Wrong is Wrong

  By Rodolfo Dumapias   Says the Lord, ‘I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name.’ Psalm 91:14 NIV   “Let them in,” Mr. Du instructed the maid although the gate bell rang late in … Continue reading

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Mary’s Dilemma / God’s Design

  By Dawn Trueblood   “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May your word to me be fulfilled.” Luke 1:38 NIV What thoughts must have raced through Mary’s mind when the angel Gabriel told her she had been chosen … Continue reading

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A Tale (tail) of Courage

By Allison Pittman The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever. Isaiah 40:8 NIV Some people jump out of airplanes. Me? I write. Maybe it’s not as exciting as sky-diving, but writing requires … Continue reading

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Kindness for Strangers by Marie C. Senter

  Be kind and compassionate to one another… Ephesians 4:32 (NIV)   Combine kernels of oats with wild honey, finely-chopped nut meats, add mashed dates, roll out, allow to dry―ta da! In the future, this combination of ingredients will be … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift of Love by Barbara E. Haley

    Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift! 2 Corinthians 9:15 (NIV)   Christmas would never be the same. My husband of thirty-seven years was spending his first Christmas in Heaven, and I was alone. I couldn’t bear … Continue reading

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