Archive for December, 2011

Fridays Are For One Question

You guessed it – the one question today is about New Year’s resolutions. I’m actually a big fan of resolutions (I like “goals” better). You can read here about that, but for today, let’s keep it simple. All of us have a list a mile long of bad goals we’ve made at New Year’s. Crazy [...]

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Death to the Penny

I don’t know how I feel about killing the penny. They seem pretty innocent. But this video makes a compelling argument: (HT:22 Words)

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Throwing Away the Snowman

Today is, for me, one of the most difficult days of the year mainly because I love Christmas. I love everything about it. I’ve been listening to Christmas music since November 1 every day, all day. Our house has steadily done an advent calendar for the month of December. We even have a Santa Claus [...]

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A Very Calvin and Hobbes Christmas

Enjoy.  

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Fridays Are For One Question

Let’s forget about It’s a Wonderful Life and Miracle on 34th Street for today, because there are a ton of underrated Christmas movies and specials out there. I’ll throw out 2: Die Hard Prep and Landing Both holiday masterpieces. That’s the question for you today, too: “What’s the most underrated Christmas movie or special out [...]

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The Encouraging Part of “Grieving the Holy Spirit”

First of all, let me say that there’s nothing encouraging about “grieving the Holy Spirit” as an act in and of itself. We are commanded in Ephesians to not grieve the Holy Spirit through refusing to walk in obedience to the Spirit. So while there obviously isn’t any encouragement in sinning, there is something encouraging [...]

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Surprise Santa Musical in a Mall

Merry Christmas. “You can keep your holly and your Christmas tree; you’re never too old to sit on Santa’s knee.” (HT:22 Words)

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Vader, Did You Know?

A truly moving holiday tribute today.

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To Climb or Not To Climb…

I haven’t climbed a tree in years. His heart was beating fast now, though he didn’t really understand why. But he had a growing sense that things in his life were coming to a head. A culmination. Something was getting ready to happen. The branches are low enough. I could do it, you know. I [...]

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Fridays Are For One Question

Confession time – I’ve been listening to Christmas music since the second week in November. There. I said it. And I’m okay with it, because I LOVE CHRISTMAS MUSIC. I recognize, however, that there are two kinds of Christmas music: Good and bad. So let’s focus on the second today: “What is the worst Christmas [...]

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