Archive | December, 2010

A Year of Laughter, the Best Medicine

Reader’s Digest says that, “Laughter is the Best Medicine.” I’m not dissing laughter, but let’s look at what the Scripture says. Laughter in the Bible usually means mockery, scorn and derision. Think about it. Sometimes, we use the noise of laughter  to cover the pain or sin in our hearts. Sometimes,  we use the noise of laughter […]

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Are you Weary?

Most of us are pretty tired. We’ve celebrated our guts out. We’re also facing the reality that there  is as much clean-up after the holidays, as there is preparation before the holidays. School is starting again soon, and that means a lot of work for all moms. Winter can drag on and on, and sometimes the […]

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363 Days until Christmas!

You plan and plan and plan, then you shop and shop and shop, and wrap and wrap and wrap, you bake and bake and bake, and then suddenly, it’s over. I was surrounded with bags and bags of garbage, trying to salvage the bows for next year, separating recycle from garbage, and wondering how the […]

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He MUST Increase

John 3:30 He must increase, but I must decrease. How could John the Baptist feel the need to say this? He is never recorded to have failed or denied the Lord. He followed Him, giving up his job, His home stability, traveling all over and preaching about the Savior. It isn’t recorded that he struggled with priorities. […]

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Emmanuel – God With Us

Matthew 1:23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son,  and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us. Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a child is born, speaks of His humanity unto us a Son is given: speaks of His Deity  and the government […]

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Lights Ya’ Leave Up Year ‘Round

 Christmas lights are one of my favorite holiday decorations. They add  feeling to the decorating. When they’re vintage, I like them even better. (click on any pic to enlarge) What could be cuter than plastic “candles”, very plastic holly, and little elves falling all over? I only had one Bubble Light that fit, or I would […]

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A Few of My Favorite Christmas Things

Anne of Green Gables once said,  “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” If that’s true, this Christmas, there’s a whole lot of flattery going on. Bevy did something beautiful I had to copy-cat. She claims she copied others. Hop back the blog trail we created for some beautiful decorating ideas. I also love imitating Bevy’s faith […]

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