Category Archives: Christmas

O Holy Night, indeed!

O Holy Night! The stars are brightly shining, It is the night of the dear Saviour’s birth. Long lay the world in sin and error pining. Till He appeared and the Spirit felt its worth. A thrill of hope the … Continue reading

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Saturday Stories: A Light In The Window

  Julie Lessman has done it again. No matter who publishes her work, you always know when the author cited is “Julie Lessman” you will NOT be disappointed. Her newest release, A Light In The Window is a Christmas love … Continue reading

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Victorian Christmas Traditions – History

The Christmas holiday is my favorite time of year. Though the days are usually long and hectic, at night our home becomes a haven of comfort against the crowds. Soft scented candles and twinkling lights decorate our living and family … Continue reading

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Are things any different now?

December, 2 BC (Give or take a couple years)Bethlehem: The streets are bustling with activity. All around, merchants and innkeepers are doing a brisk business for a census has been decreed and all must comply to registration, each to his … Continue reading

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Nothing Left But The Smiles

Christmas has come and gone. For some reason, this Christmas season seemed to stretch on way beyond the few weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Each year I vow to start all my shopping, cards, decorating, etc earlier, and each year … Continue reading

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Timeless Story

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled. This was the first enrollment when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be enrolled, each to his own city. And … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

The snow is flying here in Longmont! What a beautiful setting to celebrate the upcoming festivities of Christmas! Most of my shopping is complete. Don’t you just hate that nagging suspicion you’ve forgotten someone important on your list? Well, that’s … Continue reading

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More Christmas Reading!

As the holidays close in fast, I find I need a sanity break more often than usual. It’s been cold here along the Front Range of Colorado, so along with bitter cold temps, fighting holiday crowds and complete apathy for … Continue reading

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BC or AD…Is there a difference?

December, 2 BC (Give or take a couple years) Bethlehem: The streets are bustling with activity. All around, merchants and innkeepers are doing a brisk business for a census has been decreed and all must comply to registration, each to … Continue reading

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Holiday Panic? No! How about Fun!

Where has the month gone? Last time I looked it was Thanksgiving and now it’s Saturday, December 12th! I know I’m not alone in my holiday panic, but I still have shopping, cards, baking–deep breath–and writing! Why oh why can’t … Continue reading

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