He Still Comes

“How silently, how silentlyThe wondrous gift is given.So God imparts to human heartsThe blessings of His Heaven.No ear may hear His coming,But in this world of sin,Where meek souls will receive Him still,The dear Christ enters in.” _________________ Copyright: Phillips Brooks  

The Christmas Rescue — a short story

(I post this story annually as part of my celebration of the season. I hope it blesses you.)♥♥♥ The following story is fiction – as are all the characters and the setting. However, the story was inspired directly by the real-life story of one of the most effective and compassionate men in ministry today. BillContinue reading “The Christmas Rescue — a short story”

Planning For the Holidays

JUST A REMINDER … The holidays are more fun when you have your plans worked out and your gift list under control. That’s what the HAPPY HOLIDAYS PLANNING JOURNAL is made for — PLUS it also gives you pages to record your own thoughts, feelings, meditations, memories, and prayers — along with some scriptures interspersedContinue reading “Planning For the Holidays”

12 Days of Christmas Coffee – Day 12

  Wishing all of you the happiest, merriest, most carefree new year ever — and lots of great coffee to enjoy in 2020! In case you missed some of the earlier posts in “12 Days of Christmas Coffee,” just drop down and click on “12 Days of Christmas Coffee” in the tag line at theContinue reading “12 Days of Christmas Coffee – Day 12”

12 Days of Christmas Coffee – Day 8

Celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas includes giving gifts each of the 12 days to someone we care about. Why not treat yourself to the gift of a great cup of coffee, along with some little tarts — or a chocolate bar — or some peanut butter cookies — or some of all three. NotContinue reading “12 Days of Christmas Coffee – Day 8”

Making Merry — 12 Days of Christmas Coffee – Day 1

Christmas is just a little bit merrier with a great cup of coffee. I decided to make this post the first in a series called “12 Days of Christmas Coffee.” I hope you enjoy the series. Merry Christmas! photo courtesy of Vinson Tan @ pixabay.com  

Celebrating the Real 12 Days of Christmas

TODAY, DECEMBER 25TH, IS THE BEGINNING OF THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS — the period which, for centuries, has been set aside to focus on the joy of Jesus’ having come to us in the flesh: 12 days when believers rejoice and celebrate by giving gifts to others every day. Gifts do not have toContinue reading “Celebrating the Real 12 Days of Christmas”