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Rising Sounds All Around

The cacophony of the world and my own noisy mind can sometimes make me feel like I’m spinning out of control—in a constant state of reaction.

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Partner in the Plan

One of the overlooked characters in the Christmas narrative is Joseph. The Scriptures don’t tell us much about him, but one can imagine how confusing it would have been for him to discover that his wife-to-be was pregnant with a child that was not his.

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The Gift Within

No one can truly fathom Mary’s plight when she was handpicked to become the instrument of the Incarnation.

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Shepherd’s Call

In Luke 2:8, we are offered a glimpse into the lifestyle of shepherds at the time of Jesus’ birth: “And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.”

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Receiving the Smile

“The Little Drummer Boy,” composed by Katherine Kennicott Davis in 1941, has long been a staple carol during the Christmas season.

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