What We Say, What We Mean

What We Say, What We Mean

Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks for what God has blessed us with. However, if you watch the video below, you will see that Black Friday shoppers prove what the true reason is for the season. Most in this video prove they do not care about others, only themselves. They might say they were buying the Christmas gifts for a family member, but when does pushing and shoving show the true meaning of Christmas. _____________________________________ …

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

In”A Charlie Brown Christmas”, Linus tells the story of why we celebrate Christmas. A survey just completed suggests almost half of the people who celebrate Christmas do not believe it has anything to do with the birth of Jesus. I thought we should be reminded of Linus’ words. “And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon …

The True Reason for the Season

The True Reason for the Season

Say “Happy Holidays” all you like. It doesn’t matter how hard you try to ignore it. There is only one real reason we celebrate December 25. There is only one true reason we take it off as a holiday. It is to celebrate the birth of a savior. Too often we become wrapped up in the gift buying and forget the real meaning. I send this as a reminder. Take a moment during this season …

Are We Beauty or Beast?

Are We Beauty or Beast?

This is the final guest for this year. Very timely blog on loving those that even appear to be beasts! Thanks and welcome the talented Davalynn Spencer. Are We Beauty or Beast? When my two children were little, the three of us watched a televised play of Beauty and the Beast. In those days, the tale was not a popular animated production, but the actors brilliantly portrayed what I believe to be the story’s message: …