“That’s What Christmas is All About, Charlie Brown”

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It’s about time to break into that treasure chest of Christmas movies and specials…whether on DVD or TV. Even after what seems like a million viewings, they never get old! A lifelong Peanuts fan, my all-time favorite is A Charlie Brown Christmas. Did you know the show almost didn’t get made?  Among the many things television executives … Continued

Your Perfect Shot

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Today’s photo is courtesy of Kerri Stevens: “As we were beginning fall cleanup, I found this collection of leaves in the bird bath punctuated with color. It caught my eye every time I walked by, until finally I went in and got the camera!” Thanks, Kerri. Every Friday, the blog is yours! If you’ve got a … Continued

On Thankfulness

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It is literally true, as the thankless say, that they have nothing to be thankful for.  He who sits by the fire, thankless for the fire, is just as if he had no fire.  Nothing is possessed save in appreciation, of which thankfulness is the indispensable ingredient.  But a thankful heart hath a continual feast.  … Continued

Pumpkin Bars – YUM!

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If your Thanksgiving menu isn’t 100% finalized yet and you’d like a new dessert idea, the recipe below is fantastic. (Nothing against pumpkin pie…..love it!) Speaking of pumpkin pie, if you’re a fan, you’ll like these pumpkin bars. This comes from my sister’s kitchen; I can vouch for them!! Enjoy!  

Your Perfect Shot

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Today’s shot comes from Brian Weber… He says, “The picture doesn’t do the scene justice; it was an amazing sky. Probably one of the most interesting and unusual that we’ve seen – taken right outside the front door.” If you’d like to share a photo, send it to us here: info@TheChristianGift.com – and include any … Continued

Seeing God in Nature

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  If God had wanted to be a big secret, He would not have created babbling brooks and whispering pines.  ~Robert Brault

Tune Up!

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  Do not have your concert first and tune your instrument afterwards. Begin the day with God. James Hudson Taylor English Missionary     Join our Facebook community!

Your Perfect Shot

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Thanks to Suzanne Murphy for today’s shot…the sculpture of Alexandre Gustave Eiffel located at Liberty Island in New York. “I’d never been out to see the Statue of Liberty up close, so was thrilled to finally have some extra time while in New York one spring. I had no idea these beautiful bronze sculptures were … Continued

On Faith – and Forgiveness

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“Let God’s promises shine on your problems.” ~Corrie ten Boom  When I came across this quote, I wanted to learn more about (Cornelia) Corrie ten Boom. What I discovered was quite interesting. A deeply Christian Dutch woman born prior to the turn of the 20th century, she played a tremendous role in the resistence movement of … Continued

A Gift From God

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“Start living now. Stop saving the good china for that special occasion. Stop withholding your love until that special person materializes. Every day you are alive is a special occasion. Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.” ~Mary Manin Morrissey   Join our Facebook community!