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When Temptation Calls

Everyone loves a feast. Indulging your temptations once in a while is a lot of fun! I remember family parties when I was young, playing with my cousins, singing songs, celebrating July 4th and Christmas Eve together. A big part of the happiness of those times centered around a table ...

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The Birth of New Hope

As the ship christened Wolf traversed the Atlantic in 1720, a young woman aboard named Elizabeth Wilson gave birth to a baby girl.   While she lay recovering from the birth, counting her little daughter’s fingers and toes and admiring her Irish red hair, a band of vicious pirates forced their ...

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Simplicity: A Gift from God

In our family there are many stories and memories  about Christmases past.   With my father now gone, I  remember these treasured tales with the start of every holiday season. Born just three months before the stock market’s  great crash in 1929, my father spent his early years on a northern ...

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Nellie’s Gift

No one has greater love than this: that someone lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13   Christmas is that time of year when we extend our hearts to the less fortunate in our communities, often helping strangers in tangible and loving ways. It is also a time ...

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Suzy meets the Grumpy Ghost on Christmas Eve (Poem)

It was getting late and in her comfy bed our friend Suzy lay, She snuggled up with her covers and began to pray. For Christmas, she had a single request to our God above, She wanted to share the meaning of Christmas love. As quickly as her prayer ended, Suzy ...

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