Category Archives: Holidays

Easter – The Grave is Conquered

Why do Christians worship on the first day of the week?  Because it is on the first day of the week, Sunday, that JESUS PROVED HIS POWER OVER

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Saturday after Good Friday – The Day of Holy Silence

 The chief priests and the Pharisees gathered before Pilate and said, “Sir, we remember how that impostor said, while he was still alive, ‘After three days I will rise.’  Therefore order the tomb to be made secure until the third … Continue reading

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What Did You Give Up for Lent?

What did you give up for Lent?  I gave up the use of my right arm.  Not on purpose – it was not a choice that I mulled over, not a, “should it be my right arm or should it … Continue reading

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St Valentine’s Day

The Christmas decorations were barely down (and for some people were not down yet) when the pink hearts and cheap candy hit the store shelves.  All the marketing and merchandising screamed – St Valentine’s Day is just around the corner … Continue reading

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A Soldier’s Christmas

This morning my family will spend Christmas as we have done for the past few years – on Ft Jackson.  Each year there are many Soldiers who are in the middle of Basic Combat Training when Christmas comes around and … Continue reading

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Advent by John Betjeman

Advent John Betjeman The Advent wind begins to stir With sea-like sounds in our Scotch fir, It’s dark at breakfast, dark at tea, And in between we only see

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A Few Days of Advent Left

This morning my younger daughter greeted my wife and me by saying – It is Christmas Eve Eve Eve! There are three days until Christmas but who is counting?  Well, my daughter for one.  I remember the days of counting … Continue reading

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