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Looking Back

This year seems different.  Not the childhood anticipation of Santa and gifts or the preparations of church and decorations in the hanging of the greens.  This year as many of  us  look back to the preparation of Jesus birth it all feels much more profound.  710 more words


The Manger and the Cross

Jesus came at Christmas so we could celebrate Easter.

That is the reason for the season. Not all the bright lights, tinsel, Santa, presents, etc. While all of that is fun—it’s not the true meaning of Christmas. 411 more words

Darlene L. Turner

June 5, 2009

When I was younger I could cry my way out of things.  I was the youngest at softball camp?  I cried the whole night and never went back.  96 more words

Give Yourself to the Things of God

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Scripture reading: Ezekiel 8:13

Let us read in Ezekiel 8:13 and while reading it, let us remember that it is in the… 638 more words


Jesus Christ, Risen Lord

During the Advent season, our focus as Christians is usually on the birth of Jesus Christ. But the Good News of Christmas is about more than His birth. 506 more words


Thinking Aloud on a Sunday

Seasonal excuses

I woke up thinking about Christmas this morning. So much still to do, and running out of days to do it. I sort-of resent all that effort, for what amounts to three days of feeling under pressure, hours spent cooking and eating, and then it’s all over until this time next year. 375 more words

Country Life In Norfolk

Easter weekend in Maine

I posted this poem on 5 April 2015 on Facebook. Something about the recent snow or maybe my parents’ visit to my home in NY made me think of it, and I thought I’d place it here as well, where I can more easily find it. 116 more words

Everyday Thinking