Monthly Archives: December 2013

Advent # 3: God with us

Immanuel. This is the name that Jesus is referred to in Matthew 1:23, quoting Isaiah 7:14. Immanuel means, “God with us.” After reading the genealogy of Jesus, you begin to realize that God has been busy carrying out his plans … Continue reading

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Advent #2

Recently I was with the Retherford side of the family. My grandfather and his brothers were given a book from 1958. It was my great-grandmother Getrude’s funeral book. It was stashed away in someone’s attic and was rediscovered and passed on. I … Continue reading

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Advent #1

It is officially the Christmas season. Pumpkins have been replaced greenery, candles, lights, and Christmas trees. My hope is whether you had the opportunity to gather with family or not that you paused sometime during Thanksgiving to give thanks for … Continue reading

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