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 the […]

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 Angels […]

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 of […]

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 and […]

Tiny Little Giftlets

  He was created of a mother whom He created. He was carried by hands that He formed. He cried in the manger in wordless infancy, He the Word, without whom all human eloquence is mute.    –Augustine There were many who saw the babe, but did not see the salvation.    –Author Unknown For the Christ-child […]