A Different Kind of Christmas

She gave birth to her first child, a son. She wrapped him snugly in strips of cloth and laid him in a manger, because there was no lodging available for them." (Luke 2:7 NLT) Christmases at my maternal grandparent's home in Vance, SC, were different, but just as...

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Every Little Bit Helps

Clankity Clank, Clankity Clank, Clankity-Clankity-Clankity Clank. It was a cold, December day. I had just pulled up to the department store in my old car. As soon as I got out the Winter wind bit into me. Yet, carried on this bitter wind was the sweet sound of a bell...

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A Quarter From Nanny

"Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins." (1 Peter 4:8 NIV)I was sitting at my kitchen table the other day with a pen, notebook, calculator, and a stack of bills.  I was doing my monthly budget.  There were bills for electric,...

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The Steps

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you." (Psalm 32:8 NIV)When my sister's husband became ill she had to learn to do a lot of things around the house which she had never done before. There were decisions...

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Dancing in the Darkness

Psalm 43:5 "Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Saviour and my God." NIV The other evening, my daughter hurried into the house from a meeting. She was calling to me, to come quickly and look....

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