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First Principles: We Should Observe Christian Precepts Not Just Christmas

“How many observe Christ’s birth-day! How few, his precepts!” – Benjamin Franklin (1743)      

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Sonic Gems – Celtic Woman – Home For Christmas

The all female Irish music ensemble is from the same folks who brought us the half remembered classic show, Riverdance.   The original 2004 line up were the vocalists – Chloe Agnew, Orla Fallon, Lisa Kelly and Meave Ni Mhaokchatha as … Continue reading

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I Think It’s About Love

I Think It’s About Love by Michael Romani Sitting here thinking on and on Wondering to myself about once upon My soul gives it’s own joyous shout As I get to what it’s all about From a far away moment … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Birth of Christ – Gospel of St Luke

The three of the four canonical Gospels, the Gospel According to Luke tells the story of the origins, birth, ministry, atonement, death, resurrection , and ascension of Jesus Christ. This gospel is the second longest of the four gospels and along … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Christmas Does Not Come From A Store

“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!”   – Dr. Seuss, How The Grinch Stole Christmas Never underestimate the power of Christmas … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: Michael Buble – Christmas

In 2011, Michael Buble released Christmas, his seventh studio album.  That year in December, the album rose to Number 1 on the Billboard 200 album sales chart.  It also won a Juno Award for Album of the Year.  This was the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Magic of Christmas Makes the World More Beautiful

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” —  Norman Vincent Peale Long before I was Christian, Christmas has always seemed the most magical and wonderful time of the year to me.  This … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Should Observe More Commandments and Less Holidays

“How many observe Christ’s birth-day! How few, his precepts! O! ’tis easier to keep Holidays than Commandments.” — Benjamin Franklin (1743) Cute little poem that I found on another’s blog.. thought some here might enjoy it? http://benfranklincraftsmonroe.blogspot.com/2016/12/how-ben-franklin-saved-christmas.html       … Continue reading

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Listen

Listen by Michael Romani Children laugh and play The singing Christmas tree Seems to make their day One complete in their gaiety As life goes on as always In all its snow dusted days There on this Christmas eve Are … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: Classical Crossover Christmas II

There are so many great musicians who have provided us a unique combination of classical and pop.  This time of year, I just can’t get enough of the work they have done with Christmas songs.  Hopefully, this will be a … Continue reading

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