Monthly Archives: December 2017

A Christmas Poem

Kate/ December 23, 2017/ Encouragement, Love, Poetry, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Christmas Chimes Snowflakes falling Snowdrifts crawling Across the terrain Of the outdoor domain. Angels singing Echoes ringing Reverberating on the walls Of icicle-embellished halls. The good news is proclaimed Of a holy birth In a year of old. The message spreads like a kindled flame Throughout the earth What was foretold. On Christmas day We celebrate The baby Who was

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Kate/ December 19, 2017/ Life Lessons, The Church, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Before church the other day, I was driving through the southern and downtown parts of Colorado Springs, in areas where a lot of homeless people tend to hang out. And as I was studying faces, something hit me. You know how many elderly people begin to seem almost indistinguishable from each other? It’s the same with babies. Most look (relatively)

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Fearless Stranger

Kate/ December 12, 2017/ Life Lessons, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Last night, I stopped at a gas station after church (my service meets in the afternoon). I walked inside to pay with cash, then returned to the car. And this man – about my height – on the other side of the gas pump starts talking to me. “Um…ma’am?” I can feel myself tensing up. It’s nighttime, I’m at a

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Why Jesus Was Born

Kate/ December 5, 2017/ Encouragement, Love, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, Because He anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor. He has sent Me to proclaim release to the captives, And recovery of sight to the blind, To set free those who are oppressed, To proclaim the favorable year of the Lord.” – Jesus “He anointed Me to preach the gospel

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