My mom died in 1994, yet she helped me decorate my tree the other day. Just another reason I love Christmas ornaments! As a child, I was thrilled when the lights and garland were finally strung and it was time to watch the ornaments begin to go up on the tree. Even now, while I … Continued
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
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
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
Faith is like radar that sees through the fog. ~Corrie ten Boom
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!
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
If God had wanted to be a big secret, He would not have created babbling brooks and whispering pines. ~Robert Brault
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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
“The church is the great lost and found department.” ~Robert Short
“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