Christmas Archives - N. J. Lindquist

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A 100-year-old Christmas greeting

When my mother and I went through her belongings, we discovered a couple of keepsake boxes with things that had belonged to my dad’s parents. Including several very old Christmas cards. I thought I’d share one of them with you.This one is probably my favourite.In case you have difficulty reading it, the verse says,Across the […]

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The Gift We So Often Neglect

It’s easy to forget that the God we celebrate at Christmas is more creative than any of us can imagine. After all, it was the Creator who dreamed up butterflies, hedgehogs, zebras, and macaws. Not to mention the Northern Lights, oysters, peacocks, and snowflakes. So why aren’t God’s children celebrated for their creativity?

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The Real Meaning of Christmas

Christmas.We think of the lovely pastoral setting with stable, animals, tongue-tied shepherds, priceless gifts delivered by mysterious magi, a smiling Mary, a sturdy Joseph, and the babe, cozy on a sweet-smelling bed of fresh hay. The scene touches us in a unique way. We delight in Mary’s innocence and charming simplicity as she allowed God’s child […]

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A Unique Christmas Present

On December 25th, we typically celebrate Christ’s birth by giving presents to family and friends. How about, this year, giving God a present? Okay, what can you give to someone who really does have everything? The only answer I can think of is time. Time spent on doing something he’s asked us to do. Like […]

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