Monthly Archives for December 2011

New Year’s Letter

What follows is a New Year’s letter to my children.  I decided to post it on my blog because I realized that the things I wanted to say to my children are really a message from the Father’s heart, things … Continue reading

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31. December 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
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Why I celebrate Christmas

A couple of weeks ago, Marion and I watched the 1984 production of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, in which Ebenezer Scrooge is set free from his addiction to greed, and discovers again the joy of celebrating Christmas. Lots of people … Continue reading

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22. December 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Apologetics, Basic Principles, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , | 2 comments

Lighting up the neighbourhood

This year I went all-out on Christmas lights.   Well, all-out for me, anyway.  Back in November I took advantage of Home Depot’s special offer on new Christmas lights for customers who bring in their old lights for recycling, and bought … Continue reading

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15. December 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Neighbourhood, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts, Transformation | Tags: , , , | 5 comments

Jolly old St Nicholas

When I was a child, December 5 – St Nicholas Eve – was an important and tremendously exciting date on our family’s holiday calendar.   In the evening, we children sang our songs to Sinterklaas and put our wooden shoes by … Continue reading

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05. December 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , | 2 comments