Category Archives: Holidays

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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Fun Women for Dinner

There are some fun women I’ve known for years. Every few months we get together for lunch or dinner, often in one of our homes.  Yesterday it was my turn. My husband had a meeting so I’d have the house … Continue reading

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Church for the Crew

Recently my husband and I were blessed with a cruise vacation.  I was happy to again be able to do the church service on the ship.  But this time I had a new idea—I would also ask to do a … Continue reading

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Profanity Not Tolerated!

We arrived with our family at a large theme park. Upon entering I noticed a sign that said, “Profanity and other inappropriate language will not be tolerated at this establishment.”  How refreshing!  I was impressed. We walked to the water … Continue reading

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John 3:16 in a Surrey Cycle

My girlfriend and I were doing a power walk along the beach promenade when along came four people riding a surrey cycle.  As they slowly peddled by I overheard one of them reciting John 3:16 aloud.  She stumbled through it, stopped and … Continue reading

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Kids Painting Luggage

Our grandchildren enjoy art projects.  I brought out the acrylic paints and asked them to paint something colorful on our luggage. Why? It’s because our bags are just like most of the other bags on the airport conveyor belts—black!  I … Continue reading

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Homeless Shelter for Women

I accompanied a group sponsoring a Christmas party at a homeless shelter for women.  I was invited to bring my guitar and lead in the Christmas Caroling.  I concluded the caroling with a poem:  ‘Twas The Night Before Jesus Came’  … Continue reading

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