Tonight, as the lights on the Christmas tree twinkled as the fire crackled and popped hissing at dampened wood as the family gathered around the sofa bundled together in love … Continue reading it IS a wonderful life! (Poem)
I’m keeping warm, this heart of mine in winter’s air, this soul repines, these bones, but brittle glory be the wonders of His love to see. I dare not miss … Continue reading At Christmas (A poem)
I don’t often delve into the realms of reminiscing and romanticizing about Christmas…but sometimes it helps to really appreciate what you have. It helps to remember. To bring to mind … Continue reading Question: What is your greatest Christmas memory?
In my head I have this idealistic concept of what Christmas should look feel like. I picture myself standing next to George Bailey as the whole town comes to rally … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Don’t Hate Christmas…but Don’t Worship it either
It hasn’t happened yet…but, “Santa’s Workshop” is in full swing as presents and other gift items are placed on folding tables where our Sunday School class usually meets and are … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Expressions of Christmas Distribution…
Perhaps this will sound poetic and a little disjunct…perhaps you will relate. Every year we gear up, dear Officer, staff, volunteers and friends. Every year we spend countless hours planning, … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, Expressions of an Officer at Christmas
(Luke 1:26-45) Today’s Pondering, Dear Soldier… It had been a quiet morning as the sun seemingly struggled to wake the slumbering cobwebs from the earth. This is how Mary always … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, The Angel Said Whaaaaaaat???
It is officially twelve days until Christmas, holiday shoppers are increasing while patience with our fellow man is slowly, sometimes rapidly, decreasing. Yuletide mirth and cheer are everywhere! I was … Continue reading Merry Christmas – Re-ignite the Dance!
I burned the Christmas tree tonight… warm summer breeze blew in to join in the ol lang syne and somber tune which added its fuel as we danced and sang … Continue reading Burning the Christmas Tree
The wrapping paper, all ripped from the packaging is strewn on the couch and the floor. The bows have oddly landed on Christmas tree branches, the cat and the carpet. … Continue reading My Christmas Sofa.
When the last wrappings fall from hands of glee as tinsel strays too far from the tree within the delight and sparkle of the eye we capture the mystery of … Continue reading A Christmas Poem
13 At once the angel was joined by a huge angelic choir singing God’s praises: 14 Glory to God in the heavenly heights, Peace to all men and women on … Continue reading The Angelic Announcement