In the early hours of Dec. 24, I took a walk with the dog, stopping twice before returning home. Once, it was to commiserate with a neighbor whose Christmas had mostly been COVIDed away. The second time, it was to stand and listen to another neighbor -- one which I have never met -- scream… Continue reading Has Christmas left you wanting, well, something? Wait for the sequel!
Hey, JOY Journal friends! May your homes and hearts be full of God's love this Christmas and always. See you back on-line Jan. 6.
(He's back -- found while decorating the 2019 tree this weekend! But, this 2018 post still wraps up what the season means for me. I hope it speaks to your heart, as well!) "I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to… Continue reading I lost baby Jesus!
"The hopes and fears of all the years are met in thee tonight." O Little Town of Bethlehem lyrics Merry Christmas, JOY Journal friends! If you are joyful, may God give you a new song to express it. But, if you are not, know that there is a God of all Comfort, a Friend Who… Continue reading May He simply be
Sharing a holiday foods piece featuring Italian-American traditions from Weelunk.com. A Fishy Family Feast Is Christmas Eve Tradition Nora Edinger December 21, 2018 On Monday, with Christmas Eve still a week away, local descendants of the Cerra family were already preparing for a blow-out holiday meal that will feature seafood. It’s not just about the… Continue reading Feast of Seven Fishes