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J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lost Christmas Poem

Many are unaware that the Lord of the Rings author was a lifelong Jesus-follower. Tolkien not only spoke openly of his faith, impacting the lives of many, including his close friend C.S. Lewis, but was also one of the translators … Continue reading

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A Forever-Life

I found a friendly neighborhood tom cat picking at a dead bunny (we always look forward to our new brood of wild bunnies each spring). Heartbroken, I buried the remains. It’s as if God were continually reminding us, “Don’t get … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Nativity?

Guest Blog by InsanityBytes Gabrielle of InsanityBytes can be sweet (see her post “God Is Greater Than Our Heart“) or scathing. I don’t always agree with her, but I always appreciate her intelligence and wit. This post alerted me to … Continue reading

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Christmas Around the World

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” ~Hamilton Wright Mabie (Click on any image to enlarge it, or to begin slideshow) β€œAnd when we give each other Christmas gifts in His name, let … Continue reading

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