Category Archives: Christmas

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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The Light of Christmas by Raquel Martina Martinez

  Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God. . . Luke 2:13 (NIV) Birthday candles make us smile.  Porch lights scare away the darkness.  The dawn of a new day promises hope. Flambé … Continue reading

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Joy, Joy, Joy by Cathey Edgington

He will be a joy and delight to you, and many will rejoice because of His birth. Luke 1:14 (NIV) The shrieks of joy filled the quiet living room as my sisters and I entered and saw the dolls sitting … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Out of the Hypochondriac Ward by David Justiss

  Don’t make light of the Lord’s discipline… strengthen your feeble arms and weak knees.                    Heb 12:5,12 (NIV)   Gerald said he lost his head. Edna was quadriplegic, except when she used the restroom. Mildred had been blind since her … Continue reading

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In Loving Hands by Irma Crutchfield

  A righteous man cares for the needs of his animals. Proverbs12:10 (KN)   Mornings started the same for me, a cup of green tea with honey. I headed for the garage to get a food to feed the stray … Continue reading

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Joy

By Douglas Nelson …. there was no room…             Luke 2:7 (KJ)   He knew before he knocked; there was no room, but he was desperate. As the door opened, the inn keeper appeared from the darkness holding a lantern. Nodding … Continue reading

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