Category Archives: Christmas

Let’s sing:

From away back… you can either have the Irish Rovers singing it in your head, or Herman’s Hermits– “Let’s take a look behind and see what we can find. Last year has gone for everyone, passed with time. What happened … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Recent, NEW | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Across a lifetime, there have to be a few Christmases that aren’t… well, as “exciting” as most? The “pile” under the tree is extremely small… but it’s a good Christmas as far as gifts go for *me* already, though I … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Recent, NEW | Leave a comment

Home, and stuff

Just a quick post, to note a couple of things from the sermon yesterday. The theme was “Joy”, and the pastor talked about joy mixed with tears, and how one day there will be “no more tears”–how fitting the weekend … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, NOTES, Sermon | Leave a comment

He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother

We’ve been through two words for Advent: Peace–“on earth Peace, good will toward men”, peace with God, peace and quiet, peaceful times, “May the Peace of Christ be with you”–and Come, including all the invitations for Christmas parties & dinners, … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Journal | Leave a comment

“like a tree…”

All the “rites of Spring” are slowly getting checked off the list: purse cleaned out and switched to fanny-pack style; we’ve had the first bbq of the season; I’ve been going around in bare feet quite a bit; it’s almost … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Journal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

True, and Lovely

Man, I sure wish it would rain, so I could get some work done. NOT! If it rains, it means I have to work… who wants that! Nah, I’d rather sit here and let you see on the outside, what’s … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Journal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

yet we may be broken

OY, this is such great stuff! I usually use that term to refer to scripture, but this poem is using scripture. In fact, the title is a quote from Malachi 3:2–“…for who can endure the day of his coming?” The … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Journal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

for your own good

OK, so this is kind of a Christmas poem… but not really. It could also be considered Easter… too much to ask it seemed too much to ask of one small virgin that she should stake shame against the will … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Journal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Joy to the World!

“Joy is a muscle that needs to be exercised.” That’s just something I heard in church this morning, an interesting thought! It’s definitely true in the sense that  you can forget about all the things/reasons you have to be joyful. … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Journal, NOTES, Sermon | Tagged | Leave a comment

Tenth Day of Christmas

I’m not sure how many of these there are, but we must have done this with Sam for about 10 years when he was little: And if it wasn’t giving to the Angel Tree (you pick a prisoner’s child anonymously … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Journal | Leave a comment