photo credit The Spirit of Christmas calls today "I am the Truth, the Life, the Way." Changing hearts and souls within Freeing from chains of guilt and sin. Any to Him who go He receives like a child who, in faith, believes. The Spirit of Christmas calls today, "My peace is yours, if enter I may?" -I.K.Hadinger … [Read more...] about The Spirit of Christmas Calls Today
Can you pause for a few minutes today to pray for someone? And again tomorrow? Yes, I know we’re only five days from Christmas. Yes, I know you’re busy; I am too - just as we were last Friday, when again an entire nation stopped the madness of life around them and cried out in prayer to God on behalf of children, teachers, a school, a community, a nation...and a world spinning … [Read more...] about Between Manger and Glory
Once again, I post this fun Spanglish Christmas poem that's been floating around for years. The author remains a mystery. 'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the casa Not a creature was stirring. Caramba! Que pasa? Los niños were all tucked away in their camas, Some in long calzones, some in pajamas. While Mama worked late in her little cocina, El viejo was … [Read more...] about ‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE…NAVIDAD?
When I decided to join this advent blog-hop, I knew I would be in New York City celebrating our 25th anniversary, and therefore unable to write during the first week of Advent celebrations. So while our vagabond shoes strayed through the heart of New York and we were waking up in the city that never sleeps, and while we were enjoying Balanchine's Nutcracker one night and awed … [Read more...] about Advent, Week Two…
Deck the halls, clean our hearts. Tis the season to be jolly, ready for Christ's second coming. Today is the first Sunday of advent, the season shared for both the longing for the celebration of the birth of Messiah, and for the preparedness of Messiah's second coming. Plans, budgets, shopping lists, decorations, parties, and numerous other preparations are under way as we … [Read more...] about Advent – Coming of a Savior and Judge