Tag Archives: Christmas

Betwixt and Between

Christmas is over but the tree is still twinkling merrily and presents are stacked beneath it. The New Year hasn’t arrived yet but I’m already planning what I will do differently in it. It’s a strange feeling betwixt and between … Continue reading

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Light a Star to Guide Us

  Sometimes I wonder why you seemed to take so long to send a saviour to our earth when things had gone so wrong. So many years of killing, of terror for the young, hatred and destruction, so little hope … Continue reading

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Peace Whispers

It was a whisper that floated past milling crowds of travellers, buyers, sellers and settled in the hearts of quiet shepherds, of men of wisdom watching the stars, and a young girl in a barn. Rarely found anywhere else but … Continue reading

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Christmas Is – Part 4

Mother. Father. Child. Together. Alone. Guests who arrived had been invited by angels. Angels. And a star. Shepherds. Wise men. How simple it was, how thrilling. How lonely. Christmas. Family. Presents. And an unexpected sense of loneliness – We too … Continue reading

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Christmas Is – Part 3

If Christmas is about the birth of Jesus then the celebrations would at least reflect the kind of person he was. He was born poor, in a lonely place, among animals did they even have food? Excerpt from “Christmas Is” … Continue reading

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Christmas Is – Part 2

  Though I often wish for family traditions to fall back on I’m glad we haven’t many. Tradition bends one to doing and being and performing without the need for thought or question. It’s time we questioned what we do … Continue reading

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Christmas Is – Part 1

 Christmas is family and friends and love, it is the rebirth of hope and the promise of peace. Excerpt from “Christmas Is”©2001 Sharron R. McMillan

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Reindeer Food Just in Time For Christmas

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The Best Tree Yet

The Christmas lights were our nephew’s, he passed away this year. And many of the handmade bits bring memories or a tear. We hang these treasures on our tree, so that we’ll not forget the precious people in our life. … Continue reading

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Handmade Christmas Tree

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Don’t Put it All Back in the Attic

Generosity that moves us to give more than we take, happy greetings to those we never noticed before, desire to be with those we love even though they are annoying Don’t put it all away with the baubles and ornaments. … Continue reading

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Today I Have A Thankful Heart

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues. ~ Cicero

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Have A Mary Christmas

My soul praises the Lord For He has been mindful of me. Blessed is she who trusted that the Lord’s words to her would be fulfilled. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Light a Star to Guide Us

Sometimes I wonder why you seemed to take so long to send a saviour to our earth when things had gone so wrong. So many years of killing, of terror for the young hate and destruction and so little hope … Continue reading

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Give Love This Christmas

  Down through the ages men and women have learned the lesson of the manger. A simple place, a simple message to those who simply believe it – God loves us and sent his perfect son to an imperfect world … Continue reading

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