Category Archives: Spiritual

The Fragrance of Springtime


Soon, my yard will smell like onions. Why, you ask? Because in this part of the country, wild chives grow everywhere. When we mow the grass with all the chives popping up here and there, fresh onion odor infuses the air. Not … Continue reading

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Questions


              Found on adventcandy.blogspot.com Joseph helped the baby enter the world. They both marveled at the first cry. Beams of brilliant starlight suddenly streamed through the stable window, haloing the infant in Joseph’s arms. “Look, Mary. … Continue reading

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Ponderings


Her pains subsided, giving her a moment’s respite. Highly favored among women? In a stinky stable with the animals? Mary’s thoughts tumbled in her tired brain. I am your handmaiden, I told the angel. Oh, what have I gotten myself into? I … Continue reading

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A Priceless Gift


I cried with joy that day… My shrieks of glee filled the room as I begged to know how he came to own it – to give it. Continue reading

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Longing for Peace in a Troubled World


What would you give to have a few minutes of peace and quiet? Those in war-torn nations overseas would give anything for even a day of peace and quiet. Even those living in cities of riot and unrest closer to … Continue reading

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Braunschweiger, Cheese, and Jelly Sandwich


Daddy unwrapped the Braunschweiger, cheese, and jelly sandwich and smelled it. “My favorite,” he exclaimed, all smiles. He took a big bite, smiled and gave me a hug. I think back and shudder at the horrible meal offered, and yet … Continue reading

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Hosanna?


Last Sunday in church, I was struck afresh with the realization of how fickle people can be. From ancient times until now, people haven’t changed.

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