A Foot of Snow

A Single Shaft of Light

"In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven." (Matthew 5:16 NIV)It was the week after Christmas a few years ago and I was harboring a nasty case of the post- holiday blues. I had always been...

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The Day After Christmas

"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders.And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace." (Luke 2:7 KJV)It was the day after Christmas 33 years ago.  I was newly married...

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My Christmas Angel

"For he will order his angels to protect you wherever you go." (Psalms 91:11 NLT)Growing up as a boy I am sure that I gave my guardian angel premature gray hair. He probably had to take early retirement too. There is no other way to explain how I cheated death and...

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All Is Well

"God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging." (Ps. 46:1-3...

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Everything We Do…

I have a friend who writes to me from time to time. He has lived a long life and gone through many hardships and struggles. Now he is dealing with health issues that have left him tired and depressed. He ended his last letter to me with this question: "Does anything...

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Joseph Mazzella