Category Archives: Christmas

Bringing in the Christmas tree

Inquiring minds want to know. If it took cutting up my dry Christmas tree with a chainsaw to get it out of the house, how did I get it in? Enough people asked me the question to indicate there were … Continue reading

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9 boxes

Well, Christmas 2019 is finally history at the Fischer household. Christmas 2019 is now closed up tightly in boxes on our front porch. Nine boxes, to be exact. Hard to believe all that beauty and all those memories can scrunch … Continue reading

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A reason for the hope

The picture above is taken from the dining room table where I work in the early morning. This is what I see right now. As you can tell, it’s still Christmas at my house. The tree’s still up. The lights … Continue reading

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Family Christmas

Christmas is family. However you cut it, it comes out that way. We get each other whether we like it or not. For richer, for poorer; in sickness and in health; ’til death do us part … we are family.

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‘Behold I am making all things new’

Last night in our Catch church service on line, we had a blessed time recalling Isaiah 53 as the true meaning of Christmas. Remembering it was the birth of a suffering servant whose life was “cut short in midstream” for … Continue reading

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A Thrill of Hope

A thrill of hope the weary world rejoices For yonder breaks a new glorious morn It created a shudder through the galaxy — a breaking story that rocked all worlds. It rippled through the stars and slapped against the edges … Continue reading

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No Little Town; No Quiet Night

O little town of Bethlehem, How still we see thee lie; Above thy deep and dreamless sleep The silent stars go by. The little town of Bethlehem is not so little today, and not so still. It’s a place where … Continue reading

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In the company of shepherds

And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to … Continue reading

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