Do You Need A Gift Receipt With That?

It’s the morning after Christmas and my daughter is teething. Nothing satisfies for long and her constant whining externalizes what I’m feeling on the inside.  I, too, want a lot of things I can’t have today, and I kind of feel like stomping my feet a couple times and whining would make me feel better. …

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Why Am I So Highly Favored?

Have you ever wondered what Mary was thinking when she said, “why am I so highly favored?” For some reason, this past month I’ve been pondering her response to the angelic news that she was to be the mother of the Messiah, and this is what I’ve come up with — perhaps Mary understood what…

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Night Watchman.

Here all night I’ve been waiting ‘most the whole night through and the sun’s rays are breaking now the dawn’s coming new I thought I might not make it shaky moments aplenty those dark hours of the night under a sky vast and empty Yet I’ve kept my lamp burning held it high, all aloft…

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