December 23, 2020: God’s Hands

December 23, 2020 God’s Hands Derek Henson As we journey through Advent we are in the season of expectation, particularly the coming of new life in the birth of Jesus. The themes of love, peace, joy, and hope easily surround the image of the infant savior lying in a bed...

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December 22, 2020: Celebrate

December 22, 2020 Celebrate By Mallory Brown In the past month, my daughter Annie Kate has gained awareness of her hands. These two strange appendages with 10 more appendages that can wiggle, scrunch up, wave, and feel. Due to teething, her fists and fingers are constantly in her mouth, which...

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December 21, 2020: Mary’s Song

December 21, 2020 Mary’s Song By Sally Young “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant. Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed; for the Mighty One has done great...

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December 20, 2020: Finding Peace

December 20, 2020 Finding Peace By Rev. Allison Benfield You would think that seeing the Swiss Alps appear in the plane window as my plane approached Zurich would invite a sense of peace and calm for this mountain-loving girl. Yet, after an eight and a half hour flight on a...

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December 19, 2020: A Fighter Pilot’s Christmas

December 19, 2020 A Fighter Pilot’s Christmas The Longest Four Hours of My Life By Robert L. Benton, submitted by Ken Benton It was Christmas Eve, December 24, 1944, during the Battle of the Bulge. The Germans had broken through our defensive lines and surrounded our troops in Bastogne. It...

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December 18, 2020: A Place to Call Home

December 18, 2020 A Place to Call Home By Norris Frederick As Christmas approached in 1945, my parents were having trouble making ends meet and would soon have no place to live. Like Mary and Joseph, they needed someone to house them and their children for a while. My grandparents...

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