LIFE AS WE KNOW IT
Good morning everyone, its so great seeing today in its new form remember in ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich and Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards. Spend your life well and make good impact by putting smile on someones face today..
ALL I SEEK FOR IN CHRISMAS
Dear Lover of Prodigals,
All I SEEK for Christmas…
…is the return of my prodigal.
Lord, please, for Christmas could my child come home. Would you set him free from his addictions. Cause her to choose not to live with her boyfriend. May they see the emptiness and destructiveness of their choices. And, Lord, may we have peace in our family for Christmas.
For so many years I asked for just such gifts—for many Christmases. Probably you have as well.
A couple of helpful thoughts that helped me through those years:
God knows the yearnings of your heart. He knows exactly...
CHRISMAS EVE WHAT A BLESSING
My father was born and spent his first 15 years in the Ukraine. One Christmas his two older brothers bought their parents a German-made Christmas musical wind-up tree stand. It was mechanical and played Silent Night. It brought great joy to this family of ten.
Not long after, the country experienced World War I and then the Russian revolution. Many people endured tremendous persecution - women were raped and fathers were kidnapped and murdered. Thieves arrived at the homes, demanded food and stole whatever they wanted, including the horses.
It was during one of those raids that God...