More Christmas Quotes

I have this great book full of inspirational quotes. Sometimes I use quotes from it as a prologue of sorts to open chapters for my book projects. There are about seven pages of quotes about Christmas, but here are just a few of my favorites… Christmas is a time for “giving up” sin, bad habits, and selfish pleasures. Christmas is a time for “giving in” surrender to Christ, acceptance of

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Christmas According to Charles Dickens

I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time, the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures

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How Have I Learned to Love My Husband?

One of the first things my husband and I had in common when we met was a low self-esteem. We were smart enough to know we were looking for love in all the wrong places, but too naive to think all we needed was each other to fill the empty places. About two years ago, we sat, squeezing each other’s hands as we watched Fireproof. We could relate to the

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Wise, Foolish, or Somewhere in Between

Matthew 7:27
Matthew 7:27

“…the winds blew…and it fell with a great crash.” Matthew 7:27. Jesus was speaking about the wise and foolish builders. The wise builder built his house on the rock, and the foolish builder built his house on the sand. When the winds blew, only the house built on the rock could withstand the storm. For the past two summers, my husband and I have tried to secure our gazebo down

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