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Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions

As Christmas quickly approaches, cards begin to arrive, the kitchen gets busier, and candles in windows begin to shine all over the county. Have you ever thought about the Christmas…

Unorganized, Undecorated and Unapologetic

By Management It’s that time of year where things get a little sideways. We try to cram 18-hour days into eight hours of daylight and wonder why we can’t get…

Giving God a Thrift Gift

Giving God a Thrift Gift

There are all kinds of holiday gifts, other than the shiny new ones you generally find beneath the tree.  You might give someone an “experience gift,” like when my mom,…

Can a Christian Believe in Reincarnation?

Can a Christian Believe in Reincarnation?

As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth.  And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” (John 9:1-2) Every now and then,…

Easy Holiday Fun!

Easy Holiday Fun!

The big day for most children is drawing nearer every day. And those days are flying by! What have you done with your wee one this week? Allow me to…

The Christmas Rose

The Christmas Rose

One of the sweetest stories told at Christmas is the legend of the Christmas Rose. It is an English legend that says that a little shepherd girl of Bethlehem followed…

Verbing, Bob-tailed Mice & Genetic Absolution

Verbing, Bob-tailed Mice & Genetic Absolution

You can learn a lot from all these bright young folks (BYFs) running around. I just found out about “verbing.” Verbing is what the BYFs call it when you take…

Di-vorce Might be the Answer After All

Di-vorce Might be the Answer After All

Great jumpin’ catfish, it looks like old Stump County is gettin’ ready to have the first divorce in the history of Stump County. Now, as you know, Stump County, Virginia…

A New Commandment

A New Commandment

 For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke…

Of all things to remember!

Of all things to remember!

As I was going through all the Christmas decorations in the attic a couple of days ago, I came across some things that are older that I am that my…