Our roofline is outlined in lights. Our trees glow with merry warmth. It is, as the cheery song says, beginning to look a lot like Christmas… 704 more words
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Years ago, my husband came up with a killer system for keeping the gifts a surprise until Christmas morning.
This brilliant yet simple plan enables us to wrap the gifts as we get them and keep them under the tree throughout Christmas rather than store them in closets or shelves in the garage. 1,060 more words
The irony of it all is that his name means “pure”, yet Zacchaeus had become anything but pure.
His career had pushed him to the outer fringes of good, Jewish society, and even on that day, when Jesus took the Jericho road on his way to Jerusalem and the crowds began to gather to see this rabbi who did miracles, Zacchaeus wasn’t near the edge of the road, but rather climbed a tree just within the city limits to afford a better view. 1,251 more words