I’m Not Worthy, and That’s OK
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I’m Not Worthy, and That’s OK

Brad Hall - January 22, 2020

It was an old-fashioned tap-off. Sammy Davis, Jr. against Gregory Hines, 40 years Sammy’s junior. I watched, moved, knowing Sammy was gravely ill and about two weeks…

579 || The Move
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579 || The Move

Lynn Poling - January 20, 2020

  I have come back to this empty apartment to check one last time that we haven’t left anything behind. I walk slowly, my sneakers whispering across…

Post-Christmas Let-down: How To Find Joy When Facing Dark, Winter Days
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Post-Christmas Let-down: How To Find Joy When Facing Dark, Winter Days

Brad Hall - January 15, 2020

One of the great joys in my life is a nice, steamy hot bath. I was recently reminded, however, of a time in my life when cruel…

How My Lego Advent Calendar Helped Me Celebrate Jesus
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How My Lego Advent Calendar Helped Me Celebrate Jesus

Brad Hall - January 8, 2020

On October 22, 2018, early tidings of Christmas joy to the world went out via Facebook: Costco has Lego Advent calendars!   In Lego value terms alone, their…

No Toys for Christmas?
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No Toys for Christmas?

Brad Hall - January 6, 2020

Years ago, Billy, the eldest sibling in the comic strip "The Family Circus," asked a question for the ages: “Why didn’t the three wise men bring baby Jesus…

Heaven’s Comfort Is God With Us, Literally
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Heaven’s Comfort Is God With Us, Literally

Allison Mitchell - December 27, 2019

Life is tough sometimes, you know? I suppose that is the understatement of the century. In this world of trouble, we often long for comfort. Even saying…

Stop Making Fun of Santa Claus
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Stop Making Fun of Santa Claus

Brad Hall - December 20, 2019

My Dad enjoys telling the tale of an Advent long ago, when I was 4 or 5. I had sort of been craning my neck in a…

Why the Gospel Can’t Be Banned From Christmas
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Why the Gospel Can’t Be Banned From Christmas

Brad Hall - December 20, 2019

I love listening to the audiobook of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. I enjoy getting drowsy while hearing all the descriptions of the street people and…

578 || Your Story Isn’t Over Yet
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578 || Your Story Isn’t Over Yet

Jessie Harbin - December 18, 2019

“Our story isn’t over yet.”  Those are the words my husband told me after our first miscarriage in May 2018. Those are the words I clung to…

Have You Been Good This Christmas?
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Have You Been Good This Christmas?

Brad Hall - December 12, 2019

I found an old Christmas card featuring a little girl sitting on a department store Santa’s lap. They have already been in conversation, apparently, because the little…