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Expecting a Miracle

Posted by Emily Bedwell on

The time was almost upon them. Soon, Mary & Joseph would be parents. They would bring life into the world, and not just any life. They would bring the Son of God into their world, as an infant. They would teach him to walk and talk. They would dry his tears and tend to his scraped knees...

The Eyes of A Child

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

Christmas is always best viewed through the eyes of a child.  Each December when I set up our nativity scene I smile to remember a Christmas when our oldest daughter Emily was very young.  I had placed our nativity scene in its rightful place, with the sheep and shepherds outside...

Pslam 8

Posted by Emily Bedwell on

Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory in the heavens.Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger.When I consider your heavens, the work of your...

Be with Me

Posted by Elizabeth Moore on

When I think of Mother Teresa I only picture her as a small seemingly fragile old woman, as if she had only ever existed that way. But of course she was a small child once and then a young woman on a mission. When she first heard the call to serve others completely, Mother Teresa (then sweetly...

Adventure

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A boring life is not a satisfactory life for most of us. We want more out of life and if we don’t have it…we seek it!  Sky diving, motorcycling, stock market, the lottery, marriage, and even having children.  And yet, those of us who are Christians have a personal...

Not Always Wonderful

Posted by Emily Bedwell on

It's so easy to think of Christmas as this wonderful, happy time of year. It is easy to think of it as a time when people get together with the ones they love, celebrate and have nothing but joy to share. However, that is not always the case. For some people, the holiday season is hard...

Time Matters

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

By this time, I suspect you are wondering if you are going to get everything done before the 25th.  Each time you hear how few shopping days are left until Christmas, you tense up.  When you realize you just missed the biggest sale of the year, your enthusiasm sags.  Is it really...

Isaiah 9:6-7

Posted by Emily Bedwell on

For unto us a Child is born,Unto us a Son is given;And the government will be upon His shoulder.And His name will be calledWonderful, Counselor, Mighty God,Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of His government and peaceThere will be no end,Upon the throne of David and over His...

Quiet

Posted by Emily Bedwell on

Christmas is a busy, hectic time of year. We all know it. We all expect it. We all learn to cope with it. We get through the next program, next event, next dinner, all the while stressed and exhausted by the "most wonderful time of year." In the busyness of your holiday season, remember to find...

Psalm 46

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As we lift up the families affected by the Newtown shootings, pray this Psalm with us. Psalm 46 God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea,though its waters roar and...

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