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Finding the Merry in Christmas

Looking for some Merry in your Christmas? Have your HO-HO-HO's turned to BAH-HUM-BUGS? We find the Merry in Christmas by peering into the face of Christ. Ah! the cherub innocence of a newborn babe! December 19, 2008, I witnessed the birth of my first grandson. What a glory to behold! Nothing could compare to this Technicolor experience. As one who is squeamish at the sight of blood, I knew early in life that I would never be a nurse or doctor. Yet, watching this babe emerge from my one and only child was the most beautiful thing I have ever seen. The artist within was entranced by the color of it all: the white of the umbilical cord, the blue of the veins, the red of the blood. It magnified the miracle! The miracle of birth brought new wonder to my world. The miracle of the Child of Christmas was amplified in my heart. As I sang the Angels' songs, my heart rejoiced in depths I'd never known. "Joy to the world, the Lord is come!" I had just experienced great joy as a new grandmother. I wanted to proclaim it to the world! "O come, let us adore Him!" Peering into that baby's face was a far [...]

By | 2016-12-15T15:37:57+00:00 December 25th, 2014|LOVE, Notes from the Nook, praise, prayer, Uncategorized, Weavings|0 Comments

National Day of Prayer Against Porn: TODAY!

This is a social problem that I am passionate about: the devastating effect of pornography on our families, our marriages, our children. Let's pray for an end to the exploitation and oppression of women and children. Let's pray for God to strengthen our men in this battle for their minds, their hearts. Friends, let's get on our knees for what matters most in life! SUGGESTED PRAYER REQUESTS Help those who are struggling with pornography use Strengthen the partners of pornography users that they will be healed, find understanding and know what is best for themselves and their family Protect children from exposure as long as possible and help them make sense of right and wrong once they are exposed. Help them to feel dignity and self-worth Guide parents to teach their children real love and the value of others Safeguard families and relationships Aid those who are exploited and abused and who are suffering because of the demand for pornography. Help them to feel loved and valued Inspire the individuals who are working around the country in this movement that they will know what to do and how to help Provide the considerable funding needed to escalate the fight against pornography [...]

By | 2016-12-15T15:38:03+00:00 December 9th, 2014|End Exploitation, prayer|0 Comments