Monthly Archives: December 2016

To My Faithful Readers….

I’m thankful for you and all your support. And I’m thankful to God for the greatest gift imaginable, His Son, Knowing that when He gave us His Son, He gave us Himself. (Hebrews 1:3)   Wishing you and those you … Continue reading

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The History Behind “Silent Night” By Ryne Reeves

This year, my home has been warmed by the sound of my 8-year-old practicing the piano. Her first recital is tomorrow, and the song she will perform is Silent Night. As it turns out, the man who wrote the words for Silent Night was … Continue reading

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Why Oxford Dictionary’s 2016 Word of the Year Matters By Ravi Zacharias

At the end of the day on November 8, 2016, India’s leading bankers were called to an 8 p.m. meeting by the prime minister. Totally unprepared for what was coming, they watched as an announcement was made to the nation on live television that all 500 and 1,000 rupee … Continue reading

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Best Non-Fiction Books I’ve Read in 2016….

1)   2) 3)   4)   5)   6) 7) 8)9) 10)           Note: The Devil in the White City is graphic. Reader discretion is advised.

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The Christmas Hymn G. K. Chesterton’s Wife Gave Us By Trevin Wax

In 1917, near the end of first world war, G. K. Chesterton’s wife, Frances, wrote the song “How Far Is It to Bethlehem?” It was published in the 1928 Oxford Book of Carols. Her biographer, Nancy Carpentier Brown, explains the significance … Continue reading

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Sarcastic Old Men on a Path Unrealized by Peter Leavell

I set the 900-pound trash bag on the sidewalk as quietly as I could and closed the front door behind me. On tiptoes, I crept forward toward the lilac. Yes, indeed indeed! Baby quail. Tiny balls of fluff scurrying around … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Medieval Castles: Stairs are built in a clockwise fashion for a VERY good reason…

  Medieval Castles were more than just large fortresses with massive stone walls. They were ingeniously designed fortifications that used many brilliant and creative ways to protect their inhabitants from attacking enemies. Guest Blogger Will Kalif from the website  All … Continue reading

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