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🎄 King?

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet   King? by Gayle Veithenheimer King. It’s a tough concept for this freedom-loving, red-blooded American girl to wrap her brain around. I can join the angels to sing “Glory to God in the highest.” I can kneel at the manger with the shepherds as the sweet baby sleeps on the hay. But I struggle more »

🎄 King of the Hill

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet   King of the Hill by Mari Lavell I wiped my sweaty palms on my brand new Levis and readjusted my death grip on the steering wheel before turning up the familiar driveway. There stood the house, gleaming white with a fresh coat of paint, courtesy of my younger brother. A quick glance towards more »

🎄 Two Kings

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet   Two Kings by Ken Bridge The stories of two kings intersect in the Nativity, one king desperate to hold on, another king who came to freely give all. Matthew 2:2  … Magi from the east came to Jerusalem  and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We more »

🎄 Behold Your King Cometh

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet   Behold Your King Cometh by Ken Bridge Shadows like bolts of unfurling black velvet lapped at the flickering candles as the monks intoned their hymn. As they reached its climax, a sudden gust of wet wind, the grinding of wooden hinges against stone walls, and the clanking of chain mail announced the visitors. more »

🎄 Gonna Be a Mighty Fine Christmas

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet   Gonna Be a Mighty Fine Christmas by Dee Yoder The boy trudges through the snow pulling a makeshift sled behind him. Darkness is minutes away, but his merry-sounding whistles cheat the night of its shadows. He has no boots and wears a pair of threadbare socks in place of mittens, but he notices more »

🎄 The Dung Beetle’s Story

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet   The Dung Beetle’s Story by Jan Ackerson A slave is always a slave, even if he volunteers to do his master’s bidding. A dung beetle may choose to alight on a flower, but no one will think it a butterfly. I have volunteered to accompany my master on this journey. Let the other slaves remain more »

🎄 The Nativity Mystery

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet   The Nativity Mystery by Julie Arduini The cackles echoed throughout the second floor of the dorm. Faith Davis moved to the hall’s right as the sorority girls knocked into each other and stumbled toward the stairs. One of the girls, her floor mate, Ainsley Walker, pointed in Faith’s direction. “That girl’s a dis-a-dis-app, more »

🎄 Birth of Jesus as Savior and Lord of Our Lives

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet   Birth of Jesus as Savior and Lord of Our Lives by Immaculate Kitangala W o o o o o! la la lal aa Child is born in a manger some town in Nazareth who knows what it would be but surprisingly the world had to witness this spot. God in His majesty send more »

🎄 The Dove

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet   The Dove by Mary Frank I’m still somewhat high on yesterday’s dove visit.  That Wednesday afternoon I was doing some “intellectually-stimulating activities” on the computer when the phone rang. I have no idea where I left my phone as I’m not used to having a cell phone and remembering to carry it around more »

🎄 King and Me

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet   King and Me by Lucy Cortese He was the gift that every little girl longs for…her very own pony. King came into my life at an early age. The elegant horse was my first Christmas surprise. I was much too young then to understand the significance of this generous present or how he more »

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