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Labelled Boxes

Boxes… labelled boxes, Conservative, Liberal, American, Jew, Baptist, Aries, middle class, Irish, poet, rich, poor, white, green … we huddle together in the box we are most comfortable in because we are the same, we belong. It is comfortable and … Continue reading

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Interview With the Grandmother of Jesus

We still celebrate my grandson’s birthday. It was so hard to watch our daughter lose her son. It was hard to lose our grandson too. We really miss him and often when Mary and I get together for tea, we … Continue reading

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Because of Christmas We Have Easter

Borrowed manger Borrowed tomb part of the plan an upper room. Born to die like you and I, enduring shame and untold pain He lived, He died But rose again. Between these stories living proof nothing can destroy the Truth. … Continue reading

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I Saw Him

I heard there was a man passing through our town. They say He healed the sick and lame but I was taking curtains down, I did not see him. I heard people running, passed right by my door, but I … Continue reading

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Interview With A Shepherd

I was on the night shift that night. The sheep were all asleep, the guys and I were dozing. “What’s that?” I heard something in the darkness. “Shh, it’s just the gravel pit” someone answered. I listened, it didn’t sound … Continue reading

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Had We Been On That Hill Side

Had we been on that hill-side that day of long ago when crowds of hungry families were wondering where to go, we’d strike up a committee, a floor and colour plan, we’d decorate, delegate and organize each man. One would … Continue reading

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Boxes

Boxes… little boxes, Social Credit, Liberal, Baptist, Aries, Winter, Melancholy, Irish, poet, rich, white, professional. . . we huddle together in the box we are most comfortable in because we are the same, we belong. It is comfortable and safe. … Continue reading

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Christmas Monologue – Mary’s Mother

I’m glad you got to meet my daughter Mary, and her husband Joseph because if you hadn’t met them first, you would never be able to understand my story. Mary was our youngest daughter and when she was a baby, … Continue reading

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Christmas Monologue 2 – Mary

Babies. Don’t you love them. I’ve often wondered how a tiny baby could have been the Son of God. If His miraculous conception hadn’t happened, I would have doubted more. How humiliating for the God of the universe to be … Continue reading

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