Posts Tagged ‘ Christmas ’

Christmas peaces comes with high cost

December 25, 2016
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Christmas peaces comes with high cost

Then his eye welled a tear that held no regret, “Just tell us you love us, and never forget” from “A Soldier’s Christmas by Michael Marks. From the first musket shots at Lexington and Concord in April of 1775, the American Dream of each generation, each time, each era has been dependent upon a...

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From Christ’s birth to a cradle of death

December 20, 2015
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From Christ’s birth to a cradle of death

“The world was but a cradle, when the infant child was born, nothing but a manger, in which to keep him warm….”  The opening lines of an obscure poem written years ago about the birth of Christ and the significance that event carries for Christians around the globe. According to the Pew Research Center,...

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Our Christmas Peace protected by their strength

December 25, 2014
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Our Christmas Peace protected by their strength

On the night of December 25, 1776 General George Washington led his troops across the Delaware River to surprise Hessian forces the next morning in what history records as the Battle of Trenton. It was the first Christmas military engagement of American armed forces. A year later 12,000 members of the Continental Army entered...

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Yes, Virginia, Christmas is Alive and Well!

December 25, 2013
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Yes, Virginia, Christmas is Alive and Well!

Dear Editor, 116 years ago I wrote you with a simple question:  “Please tell me the truth; is there a Santa Claus?”   As an 8 year old little girl I was thrilled you thought my letter worthy of response.  (And by the number of times I’ve seen it reprinted over the years I wasn’t...

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Christmas First is still the reason for the season

December 25, 2013
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Christmas First is still the reason for the season

Morning has come but is yet another break of day without the sun.  The iced limbs bow down to the snow covered earth before them.  And the temperature is no more forgiving today than it was yesterday.  BUT, it’s CHRISTMAS!  And on this, day of all days, mortal disappointment be not allowed. For no...

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If but only for a day, please put Christmas first today

December 25, 2012
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If but only for a day, please put Christmas first today

Once again, as the world has done for centuries on end, we take today to remember the birth of one Jesus Christ. Once again, I publish a little past with an infusion of some present and lots of hope and prayer for the future. First up are my personal feelings toward this day as...

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