Tag: faith

The Gift

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews?  For we saw His star…

God With Us

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit.  And Joseph her husband, being a righteous…

Presence not Presents

By Shenay Shumake I was five years old when I fell in love with Christmas.  It was the first time I can recall ever watching A Charlie Brown Christmas.  I sat cross legged in my living room, cotton flannel nightgown…

Isn’t He Beautiful?

“Isn’t He beautiful, beautiful, Isn’t He? Prince of peace, Son of God, isn’t He…” so the praise hymn goes, and so goes my heart and spirit caught in thrall with my Lord and Savior, Jesus the Christ. And yet, I…

Who Am I?

As far back as my memories can take me, I can remember not knowing who I was, what I was doing, or where I belonged.  In those days, my little girl heart longed for an identity, but there was emptiness…