Category: z holidays

who’s your friend

Grace and peace on this Lord’s Day Dear Hearts Today, as families and friends gather to celebrate the Holiday we call ‘Memorial Day’ here in the United States, I looked at some of the last words The Lord Jesus spoke to his disciples: ” For the greatest love of all is a love that sacrifices…

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corn beef n’ cabbage

Would you like to cook something special for St. Patrick’s Day? You don’t need the luck of the Irish! Check out our recipe for corned beef and cabbage. INGREDIENTS 4 pounds corned beefcold water1 sprig thyme, several sprigs parsley bound together1 onion stuck with 6 whole clovespepper2 onions1 whole carrot1 large cabbagebutter INSTRUCTIONS Tie the beef…

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Love is

Grace and peace on this Valentine’s Day Weekend Dear Hearts Today as I think about giving and receiving LOVE a couple of things come to mind: Mother Teresa said, “Spread LOVE everywhere you go, let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” She also said, “If you want to change the world–go home…

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Easter Monday

In a “normal” world Easter Monday, the last day of the holiday celebrations, work starts again. Yesterday was perhaps the biggest day in the Christian calendar, when believers celebrated Christ’s resurrection. … the day has religious significance, because it is the day after Christians believe the messiah returned to earth. In a “normal” spring season Christians around the…

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an eyewitness account

[ The Resurrection of Jesus ] Now on the first day of the week Mary Mag′dalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. 2 So she ran, and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus…

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Ring Christmas Bells

Merrily Ring!tell all the world, Jesus is King… “Ring in the nobler modes of life,With sweeter manners, purer laws….The larger heart, the kindlier hand.” _Alfred, Lord Tennyson      In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled. This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor of Syria.…

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celebrate July

On this 4th of July eve I am reminded of a lifetime of celebrations. There have been picnics and parties, camping trips with friends, silent solitary times and fireworks. I can recall celebrations in the Colorado mountains, on the Pacific Coast, and on a houseboat moored on the Lake of the Ozarks. Some were so…

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count-down to Christmas

O come let us adore Him. God’s Supreme Revelation God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds; who…

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peace on Christmas

O come, O come, Immanuel!  __Matthew 1:23 (NKJV) “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which is translated, “God with us.” __Matthew 1:23 Then he said, “Hear now, O house of David! Is it a small thing for you to weary men, but will you…

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