Merry Christmas: A Haiku

Love, Hope, Peace, and JoyPromises given fulfilledMerry Christmas, Friends For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder, and His name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6

The Message of Christmas: A Christmas Nonet

We’re filled with joy this Christmas season.Your light and love are the reason.We have hope for our future.Nothing can be truerThan Your faithful word;The message heard,“Have no fearI AmHere.” Therefore Adonai himselfwill give you people a sign:the young woman will become pregnant,bear a son and name him ‘Immanu El [God is with us]. Isaiah 7:14 CJB

A Christmas Blessing

May the Lord blessYour family and youWith joy and confidenceIn all that you do. May the Lord shine His lightAnd make your way clear.May His grace and loveContinue to draw you near. May the Lord’s eyeWatch over you night and dayAnd give you His peaceAs you yield to His way. May you be a blessingAsContinue reading “A Christmas Blessing”

The Gift of Joy: A Christmas Verse with 4-Word Lines

No package can holdA gift so bold.If truth be toldThis gift is old,More precious than gold.It cannot be sold.It cannot be controlled. This gift can heal.It’s light can reveal.It’s beauty can appeal.It’s power can conceal.It’s existence is real.No thief can steal The gift of joy. Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, forContinue reading “The Gift of Joy: A Christmas Verse with 4-Word Lines”

You’re Qualified by Love

In my dream during the night I was at a school banquet with different people I have known through the past thirty years. I was very glad to see them, but they all seem to have something they were holding on to that kept them from enjoying the banquet set before them. As I wokeContinue reading “You’re Qualified by Love”

A Candle for Christmas

She clung to the six inch candle as Pastor Will read the story of the birth of Christ. Graci was excited to participate in the candlelight ceremony this year. At six years old, she felt like a big girl because her dad told her she was old enough to hold the candle. “You have toContinue reading “A Candle for Christmas”

14 Days of Blessings: Day 14

Today I wish you revelation. Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea when Herod was king. His birth was announced to a group of wise men by a star. The star revealed the place where baby Jesus was. When they found the child, the wise men were filled with joy. I hope this season bringsContinue reading “14 Days of Blessings: Day 14”

14 Days of Blessings: Day 13

Today I wish you heavenly visitations. The time of our Savior’s birth was filled with angelic visitations. From their visit with Mary to the announcement to the shepherds that the child was born, angels were very active in celebrating the birth of Jesus. They weren’t finished with mankind at the birth of our Savior. TheyContinue reading “14 Days of Blessings: Day 13”

14 Days of Blessings: Day 11

Today I wish you connection. I don’t know of any other season where the whole world seem to be trying to make connections more than the Christmas season. Families are reconnecting. Friends who haven’t been in touch for a while get together to celebrate. When Mary found out she was carrying the promised child, sheContinue reading “14 Days of Blessings: Day 11”

14 Days of Blessings: Day 8

Today I wish you laughter. Have you had a good belly laugh lately? If not, I suggest viewing the video below. Remember that a merry heart does good like a medicine (Proverbs 17:22).