Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Eve of a New Year

I find myself wondering where the year has gone. It seems like it was only yesterday that we were welcoming in 2014 and hoping for a good year. Now we are on the doorstep of the year 2015, hoping for … Continue reading

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It’s Christmas Day

It is once again Christmas Day. My family has finished opening gifts; we have read about the birth of Jesus from the Gospel of Luke and breakfast is now being prepared — our usual Christmas morning breakfast — crepes with … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Here!

Today is December 21st. That means there are only four more days until it is Christmas Day. This often leaves me wondering why we celebrate Christmas at all. Don’t misunderstand me, for I know it is supposed to be a … Continue reading

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The Shadow of the Cross

When I was pastoring (Is that a word?) Christmas and Easter were both my favourite and least favourite times of the year. On top of the just plain busyness of the seasons, there was also the conundrum of finding fresh … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season

Do you remember the old Carol “‘Tis The Season to be jolly”? (Fa la la la, la la la) It talked about decking the halls with “boughs of holly” and all sorts of stuff like that. I am not sure … Continue reading

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