Author Archives: Menagerie

The People Who Walked In Darkness Have Seen A Great Light

IS 9:1-6 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; upon those who dwelt in the land of gloom a light has shone. You have brought them abundant joy and great rejoicing, as they rejoice before you … Continue reading

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Annual Christmas Recipe Thread

Time for your favorites folks. We’ll bump the thread later this week, so if you want to start with snacks, appetizers, and treats that’s fine and you can come back later and add your best ham recipe or Aunt Polly’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Fun

The rat race is underway. So many are trapped in the misery of our own expectations of perfection, in the ever increasing list of to dos that we impose on ourselves and families during the holiday. Let’s pause for some … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Advent

GospelLK 1:39-45 Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and … Continue reading

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What Was Your Favorite Christmas Toy?

A few conversations this week have made me remember some of my long ago favorite Christmas toys, and I thought it might be fun to reminisce. Do you have memories of a favorite toy or present from when you were … Continue reading

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The Third Sunday Of Advent, Gaudete Sunday

The Latin word Gaudete means rejoice.  Rejoice Sunday, as we prepare for the birth of the Christ Child in our hearts.

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Christmas Joy

Despite all our moaning and groaning about how modern commercialism has ruined Christmas, there are fun technical advantages to enjoy during the holiday season. Personally, I am not letting anyone ruin my anticipation of the birth of the Christ child. … Continue reading

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