Category Archives: Christmas Calendar House Joy

Message 11: Be Full of Faith

Believe…Behold…Be Expectant… For Starry Miracles Are Waiting All Around     O holy night, the stars are brightly shining…  Only the eyes of the faith-filled will see all that I have prepared for you.  Believe against all opposition.  Behold… your … Continue reading

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Message Ten: Gifts

This season may never be Christmas Card Perfect in an imperfect world… yet… God calls us to employ His Gift of Holy imagination… “Skater’s Waltz,” (“By the Light of the Silvery Moon”) To see and allow the Sacred Joy of … Continue reading

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Message 9: A Time for Gathering Wonder

“Basketful of Merry For You” “For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child Himself.”  Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol . When life’s load seems to be deepening, … Continue reading

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Message Eight: Bells are ringing

“Silver Bells Ring in Stockbridge Village, Mass.” (Hometown of Norman Rockwell)   “I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits … Continue reading

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Message 7: Sing Alleluia!

When worship soars wing upon wing to the very rafters of the church, not every voice is perfect.  But it doesn’t matter.  Its the emotion conveyed, the achingly beautiful, ethereal, stirring of heart, mind and spirit that makes us encounter…the … Continue reading

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Message 6: On a Velvety Night of Lights

Is darkness encroaching?  Its time to draw back the drapes to reveal a velvety midnight sky… to a sight that makes you gasp with awe.  For hundreds upon thousands of pinpoint sparkles cascade as a river of white candlelight under … Continue reading

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Message 5: In Starry Light

Wonder is… When the world cocoons in ethereal soft hush while snowflakes fall fat and pure and fluffy, pirouette as feathers strewn through the fingers of a Heavenly Hand, are then set en pointe…much like girls in white dresses and … Continue reading

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