I’ve never met a woman approaching her due date who didn’t get a rather desperate look in her eyes when asked if she thought the baby would come soon. There’s a physical discomfort, of course, that makes one ready to be done being pregnant, but there’s also a deep desire to hold your baby in […]
Jon Gruden sure seems to think so.
Its formally known as a Narcissus, sometimes apparently in days gone by, as the Lent Lily, but to people the world over, it is the much-loved Daffodil, a symbol of spring awakening, of good works, rebirth, care and charity, an optimistic harbinger of better times ahead. Its such a universal and popular flower that we […]
There’s nothing quite like a nativity scene, the pastoral, peaceful reminder of the true reason for Christmas. That’s why I love making nativity themed gifts during this time of year. So I decided to create a hand made nativity scene pillow. Materials: yard of navy fabric 1/3 of a yard of sand-colored fabric Brown ribbon […]
I keep talking about the Church being the Bride of Christ. How do get that? From scripture. Matthew 22:2 “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son,” Jesus often used marriage and weddings to give understanding to us about the kingdom of heaven. His first […]
By Osita Julius Nworu During the Soviet dictatorship of Joseph Stalin, he was a brutal dictator with a mind of his own. On one fateful day, Stalin came to Politburo meeting with a live chicken. Standing in front of the audience, he started to pluck the feathers of the live chicken off one by one. […]
“INTELLIGENCE” AGENCY COMPROMISED OVER LACK OF ACTION ON OBAMA BIRTH CERTIFICATE, ELIGIBILITY by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 15, 2018) — Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos recently spent 12 days in federal prison after pleading “guilty” to lying to the FBI during interviews last year about any contacts he may have had with Russians during the […]
6 years ago to bring the Christmas story to life, my family & I started celebrating 12 days of Christmas by reading about one person or one thing from the Christmas story every day.
Each day has a devotional I wrote (with help from the Internet) and also an item we made to represent that day’s devotional.
If you’re taking the time to read this, I hope this gets you thinking about how this piece of the Christmas story is at work in your life today.
When the opportunity arises to combine a seven day break in one of the great cities of Europe with one of the great film festivals of Europe, you take it – right? The City is Vienna and the festival is the Viennale, taking place every October since 1960, and with a stated intention to showcase ‘films from […]
Why are you “such a mean one, Mr Grinch?” My favourite time of year – Christmas! There is something so inspiring about December and I think everybody picks up on it. In my last Christmas post I discussed (over two blog posts no less!) Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. I explored some of the […]
The holy season of Advent is the perfect time to renew our devotion to the Divine Infant Jesus. Today we focus on devotion to the Infant of Prague.
If you’ve missed any of the Your Time of Grace devotions from this week, you can catch up with this compilation. If you want to see the part 1 compilation, click here.
By Kate David On December 8, 2018 The Provincial Government of Pampanga and Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council conducted a seminar regarding the Briefing on Youth Involvement in Disaster Management for Sanguniang Kabataan Officials of different municipalities in Pampanga that was held at Bren Z Guiao Convention Center. The goal of the seminar […]