Some Christmas Advice

                    Christmas is my most favorite time of the year.  I grew up in the northern part of Wisconsin, and my most valuable and tenderest recollections are my Christmases.  I was raised in a Norwegian Lutheran church, (Think: Lutefisk.). Many memories flow from that; the cold, the snow and theContinue reading “Some Christmas Advice”

Christmas Carols for the Psychiatrically Challenged

   “A cheerful heart is good medicine,     but a broken spirit saps a        person’s strength.” Proverbs 17:22, NLT SCHIZOPHRENIA – Do You Hear What I Hear?   MULTIPLE PERSONALITY – We Three Kings Disoriented Are   DEMENTIA – I Think I’ll Be Home For Christmas   NARCISSISTIC – Hark The Herald AngelsContinue reading “Christmas Carols for the Psychiatrically Challenged”

This Special Place, Where it is Always Christmas

“This Gospel anticipates a world far different from C.S. Lewis’s Narnia,where it is “always winter, and never Christmas.” But the promise of the Gospel is that it is always Christmas. To be “in Christ” is to enjoy each morning as a Christmas morning with the family of God, celebrating the gift of God around the tree ofContinue reading “This Special Place, Where it is Always Christmas”

Let’s Get Loud! [Get Ready for Christmas]

“Today your Savior was born in the town of David. He is Christ, the Lord.12 This is how you will know him: You will find a baby wrapped in pieces of cloth and lying in a feeding box.”  13 Then a very large group of angels from heaven joined the first angel, praising God andContinue reading “Let’s Get Loud! [Get Ready for Christmas]”