Category Archives: Simple Gratitude

Judgement & Gratitude

“I am grateful that I am not as judgmental as all those censorious, self-righteous people around me” ~ Unknown “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood … Continue reading

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Dogwood Tree Legend

God has given me an early Easter remembrance ~ my dogwoods are blooming! As legend has it, the cross on which Jesus was crucified was made from a dogwood tree. God decreed that the dogwood tree would from that day … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Jesus!

Merry Christmas!

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Christmas is…

By: Anonymous Christmas is a gift of love wrapped in human flesh and tied securely with the strong promises of God. Christmas is angelic music in the form of a carol and oratorio with a celestial descant. Christmas is “glory to … Continue reading

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Christmas Stockings

When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time.  Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?  ~G.K. Chesterton

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So … THIS is Christmas!

“It’s sharing your gifts, not purchasing gifts; It’s not wrapping presents, its being present and wrapping your arms around the ones you love; It’s not getting Christmas cards out on time, It’s sending any card, anytime, at the right time; … Continue reading

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Special Gifts

Here are a few suggestions for special gifts for every person: a firm handshake to a shaky soul, a kind word to a lonely person, a warm smile to the disheartened, a sincere concern for someone troubled, a feeling of … Continue reading

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The Gospel Tree

There once was a shining Christmas tree Standing out where all could see. Its brilliance captured every eye And seemed to cheer each passer by. “The lights are so bright,” they would say And hesitate to walk away. The tree … Continue reading

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Where God Ain’t

He was just a little boy, on a week’s first day. He was wandering home from Sunday School, and dawdling on the way. He scuffed his shoes into the grass; he found a caterpillar. He found a fluffy milkweed pod, … Continue reading

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Christ said:

For Christ said this: Pray inwardly, Though you sense nothing Though you see nothing Though you think you can achieve nothing For in dryness and in barrenness In sickness and in feebleness Then is your prayer completely pleasing to me … Continue reading

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