Category Archives: Holidays

Christmas Test – I Passed!

It was three days before Christmas.  I was a new Christian with two babies in diapers when I received a phone call from a relative.  She said their family had decided to spend Christmas at our house! What? Unbelievable!  I … Continue reading

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Christmas Caroling Downtown

Last Friday night the pastor, his wife and 28 friends from church met downtown. They prayed that God would go before them and prepare hearts. They had their song sheets in hand in hopes of doing some caroling in the … Continue reading

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Nothin’ Religious About Thanksgiving!

A few days ago a young homeschooling mother was having her teeth cleaned. The dental hygienist was complaining. “I hate spending another holiday at my sister’s house!  She HAS to make every holiday a religious holiday, even Thanksgiving!  There’s nothin’ religious about Thanksgiving! … Continue reading

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Walk & Witness

I invited my friend Shari to join me to walk and witness down by the pier.   We met on the beach promenade, tracts in hand and the smell of ocean in the air. The first thing we did was … Continue reading

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A Grandma Visit

Our granddaughter brought her friend for a sleepover.  These little third graders came with a list of all the fun things they planned to do, including cooking lessons from me! It was comical to watch them unpack their backpacks and … Continue reading

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Cruise Ship Sermon

I shared with our women’s Bible study about our experiences on cruise ships and how I will offer to do a Sunday church service.  You might like to hear that message. Here it is. ~ Kathleen Subject: Kathleen’s Talk, 12 … 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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