Monthly Archives: December 2018

Church on a Cruise Ship

So my husband has us on another cruise ship. The dear man is not yet a follower of Jesus, but I praise God that he respects my faith. He understands that when we travel, I not only enjoy our time … Continue reading

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My Junk List

When inmates tell me they want to turn their lives around and follow Jesus, I let them know the cost. “There may be some junk in your life that will pull you away from God and back into trouble. If … Continue reading

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Christmas on the Pier

The Christmas season is the best time of year for sharing Christ on the pier!  Many people are simply out for a stroll enjoying the ocean view.   Others are fishing and waiting patiently for a tug on their line.   Some … Continue reading

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Stone Nativity Scene on Beach

I was doing a power walk with a friend when we spotted the stone nativity scene on the beach!  This is the third consecutive year the “rock guy” has graced our beach with his stone crèche.  The artist uses no … Continue reading

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Christmas Pageant – Script

This script was posted a year ago and was very popular!  I’ve been asked to re-post this year.  Enjoy!  Kathleen +++ So you want to put on a Christmas Pageant?  Do it!  Our grandson was too small to have a … Continue reading

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Perfect Christmas? NOT!

I wonder how many people actually experience a perfect Christmas. I suppose it’s possible, but I believe it’s rare. Yet Christmas can be perfectly happy without being perfect—if we are willing to be flexible and allow traditions to bend.  People … Continue reading

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The Truth About Santa

We may be followers of Jesus, but we are in the world and we need balance. We also want our children to be well-rounded. People of faith often wonder what to do about Santa Claus.  Some parents believe Santa is … Continue reading

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A Christian Tree

Not getting a Christmas Tree this year? Neither are we.  Hey, it’s work!  Moreover, the kids won’t be coming until after Christmas. But still we’ll decorate, keeping it simple.  We have fresh pyracantha berries growing outside, jade succulents and a … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage

The following information is from:      GotQuestions.Org –  http://www.compellingtruth.org/gay-marriage.html  Where should we, as Christians, stand on gay marriage?                              (Written before the June 26, 2015 ruling) … Continue reading

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Beyond the Same-Sex Ruling

On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down all state bans on same-sex marriage, legalized it in all fifty states, and required states to honor out-of-state same-sex marriage licenses in the case Obergefell v. Hodges. It was Friday … Continue reading

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