My Christmas Break


Have you ever written something and then thought, nope not going to publish it?  Well I did originally think the below should be kept as a diary entry, but I have decided to share it.  It is a little about me and a little about the Columbia Museum of Art, particularly my friend and museum […]

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Anticipation


December 1st begins the season of Advent.  Advent is a time of anticipation for Christians.  Awaiting the arrival of December 25th Christmas Day is done around the globe.  This holiday is not restricted to one nation or culture, it spreads across all continents and people.  There is belief by many including myself that Jesus Christ […]

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The Birth of Jesus


Today is Christmas Day; the day Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ of Nazareth.  Jesus is estimated to have been born 2,047 years ago.  There is so much I could say about this day but my faith leads me to simply allow the Holy Bible to speak for me.  2 In those days Caesar Augustus issued […]

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Giving


~~~ My regular Saturday post last week titled “Benevolence” was initially written with the purpose to highlight two charities that I give to throughout the year. However, the tragedy that occurred in Newtown, CT diverted the original intent of that post. This week I would like to highlight those charities and talk a little about […]

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Belief


~~~ Today is the first day of advent.  Advent is a season observed in many Western Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas.  Local retail stores had Christmas decorations up and shelves stocked for the holiday even before Halloween.  It seems that […]

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A Wonderful Child


~~~ There would be no Christmas Day without the birth of Jesus Christ it is just that simple.  Christmas is the celebration of the coming of a little baby boy born in a manger and wrapped in swaddling clothes.  He was conceived by the spirit of the God in a woman who was a virgin.  […]

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Christmas Memories


~~~ Well it is a week before Christmas and all through the house not a decoration is put up or a present bought.  Well I guess that isn’t completely true there are a few presents that have been purchased.  This year is my first Christmas since the deaths of my mom and grannie; and I […]

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