Posts Tagged "Christmas"

My Gift to Him

Posted by on Dec 25, 2017 in Articles | 0 comments

My Gift to Him

Snow blankets the yard.  Icicles hang down from the roof.  Lights twinkle in windows; carols are sung on nearly every radio station.  Trees are decorated, packages are wrapped.  Soon colorful wrapping and bright bows will cover the space under the tree.  I will spend the night anticipating my husband’s reaction in the morning as he rips into those packages.   I love picking out the perfect gift for the ones I love.  I try to be creative and consider more than the price tag (though lately those price tags can cause a coronary!!!)  I like to think about the person and not just the...

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Tinsel, Tree and Nat King Cole

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013 in Articles | 3 comments

Tinsel, Tree and Nat King Cole

What a beautiful night!  The snow is falling softly outside, each flake drifting gently past the window.  The lights sparkle brightly from the tree, reflecting off the little glass jewels that hang from each branch.  Each child has an ornament for each year of his life hanging from a branch on the tree.  There is even a special ornament celebrating the first Christmas of marriage.   It’s just the two of us, hanging the sparkling strands of silver tinsel from each tree-limb.  Nat King Cole is singing with emotion about Mary’s boy child, the Son of God who comes to save the...

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Drawn to the Light

Posted by on Dec 22, 2012 in Articles | 0 comments

Drawn to the Light

They knew they were close, the light shining like a beacon in the night sky.  Months they had traveled, following the celestial sign that would lead them to the Great King.   Astronomers believe the star the magi followed was not a star, but planets, likely Jupiter and Venus, whose orbit brought them close enough to appear to touch, their combined reflections of the sun making them shine brighter than ever before.  History records the magi of the east to be great astronomers and scholars of prophecy.  They must have spent years plotting the course of the planets, calculating the...

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