Category Archives: 2010 Advent

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Zest

“Great enthusiasm and energy.” So, did you make it through the excitement of Christmas Day? Are there leftovers? Wrapping paper all thrown away? Batteries all plugged in? Books glanced through? Were you able to sit back and savor the time … Continue reading

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Yule

Merry Christmas! Feliz Navidad! Zalig Kerstfeest! Kala Christouyenna! Froehliche Weihnachten! Mele Kalikimaka! Buone Feste Natalizie! Feliz Natal!

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Excitement

It happens tomorrow! We can unwrap the gifts! Family will be here! A huge dinner! Football on TV! Santa will come! I’ll get to see the joy on their faces! Will you be able to wait the last day before … Continue reading

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Witnesses

Who were the witnesses to Christ’s birth? Mary, Joseph, some cows? But we’ve seen people changed through the power of Christ when He comes to live in someone. Have you seen that change that occurs? Has it occurred in you? … Continue reading

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Vision

“The only blind person at Christmastime is he who has not Christmas in his heart.” – Helen Keller I worked on a staged version of The Miracle Worker earlier this year. In researching for the show, I read Helen Keller’s … Continue reading

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Euphoria

“Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both.” – Phillips Brooks Wishing the best for others can be difficult, especially when you yourself are struggling. But it never fails to lend … Continue reading

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Tidings

“Good news from heaven the angels bring, Glad tidings to the earth they sing: To us this day a child is given, To crown us with the joy of heaven.” – Martin Luther Tidings is news, or information. Today how … Continue reading

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Size

“Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.” Larry Wilde Do you grow up and does the tree look any less magical because you know what goes into … Continue reading

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Really?

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love!” – Hamilton Wright Mabie A conspiracy of love. I like that at Christmas we can easily work together with people we don’t know for the good … Continue reading

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Quote

“Do they still make wooden Christmas Trees?” Charles Schulz, Linus Van Pelt in Peanuts, A Charley Brown Christmas. My dad had an aluminum Christmas tree when we were little. I can remember sliding the brown wrapping off of each branch … Continue reading

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