Monthly Archives: December 2012

He knew the story but he did not know Jesus

“O Holy Night” is a beautiful Christmas carol which makes the heart glow.  The sense of wonder and peace it imparts to the soul make it a perennial favorite. The story of its origin is quite interesting. In 1847 a … Continue reading

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Let There Be Peace on Earth

What does it mean when someone says, “Let there be peace on earth”? Is the expectation that there will be no wars?  Does it mean there will not be any conflict between individuals? Or, is it referencing an attitude of … Continue reading

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Shopping Pain

Do you like Christmas shopping?  How much can you afford to spend?  How much are you going to spend?  How many gifts will you buy more out of obligation than desire?  For many, just putting a list of possibilities together … Continue reading

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This Is the Beginning of the End

A 740 year old prophecy was fulfilled when the follower of Christ known as Matthew, wrote the history of the birth of Jesus Christ. “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel … Continue reading

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The Honorable Thing

David Petraeus’s resignation as CIA director aroused the attention of many.  A report on NBC Nightly News November 10 reported some felt President Obama should have let Mr. Petraeus stay.  They quoted an anonymous person who said, “It wasn’t the … Continue reading

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