11 more days!

Dec 15 A 🎄Christmas Note—11 more days to go! Christmas cookies fill the kitchens to share. There are dropped, filled, molded, no-bake, pressed, refrigerated, rolled & cut, and sandwich cookies to eat. These little combos of flour, sugar, and oil have been around for centuries, and it’s hard to try just one. Yet, God’s plan created […]

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Only 12 to go!

Dec 14 A 🎄Christmas Note—12 more days to go! Every year we sing the favorite song “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” The gifts from a true lover included a partridge in a pear tree, two turtle doves, three French hens…and twelve pipers piping. But our Heavenly Father gave us His true love—a Savior! His gift is […]

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13 more days!

Dec 13 A 🎄Christmas Note—13 more days! Christmas bells ring across the parking lots at red bucket stands available for our offerings. During this season, various charities remind us of those in need or less fortunate who could use a financial blessing. Today let’s think of where we can sow a seed to help someone else. […]

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14 more days!

Dec 12 A 🎄Christmas Note—14 more days!  When the angels gave praises and glory to God in the highest, they spoke: “peace, good will toward men” (Luke 12:13,14). Even in biblical times, the world had conflicts among countries, nationalities, and families. Their prophetic words introduced Jesus, our Prince of Peace, who wants to trade our sorrow, […]

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15 days to go!

Dec 11 A 🎄Christmas Note—15 days left! Did you know the Christmas card began in 1843 in the UK by Sir Henry Cole (a senior civil engineer) who helped set up what we call the Post Office? Our busy mail carriers drive through the streets to deliver our Christmas greetings. Whether we send our hellos through […]

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16 more days!

Dec 10 A 🎄Christmas Note—16 more days! One night, an angel appeared to ordinary shepherds and announced joyful news—the Savior and Messiah’s birth in Bethlehem! (Luke 2:11) This announcement not only affected these men but changed the world’s calendar from BC to AD. Have you thought when you write the date today, you too announce the […]

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17 more day!s

Dec 9 A 🎄Christmas Note—17 more days to go! Yesterday, we took our grandchildren to the play of “Miracle on 34th Street”. We enjoyed it immensely, but can you imagine missing the miracle on Main Street in Bethlehem? People who crowded in the inn slept through the greatest miracle of all! Let’s not be so busy […]

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18 more days!

Dec 8  A 🎄Christmas Note—18 more days of SWEETS! How could I resist a piece of decadent chocolate cake with my family birthday celebration? They say it takes 21 days to form a habit, or is it break one? Based on the number of sweets I’ve eaten at birthday and Christmas events over the last 7 […]

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19 more days!

Dec 7 A 🎄Christmas Note—19 days more to celebrate! The magic of Christmas lights changes the atmosphere in our homes and brings light to the darkness in our streets. When we sing, “O Little Town of Bethlehem” we are reminded of God’s spotlight in the form of a star which lighted the sky to the newborn […]

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20 more days!

Dec 6 A 🎄Christmas Note—20 More Days to go! During this time of year, rudeness can appear from those who feel the pressure of the season. Even those who work in the public setting need some extra kindness or Christmas cheer. The God within us can share His love with a smile, an encouraging word, or […]

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