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Unplugging Christmas

Advent devotionals for 2005. Recently published in book form.

Plugging Unplugging Christmas

As Christmas quickly approaches, I want to make a quick plug for my book of Advent (pre-Christmas) devotionals titled, “Unplugging Christmas.”  I …

Unplugging Christmas

You’ve probably been wondering where I am and why I haven’t been posting.  Well, besides the usual business of life and the …

12 Drummers Drumming

Lore says that the “Twelve Drummers Drumming” represent the twelve points of the Apostles’ Creed. For many Christians, the Apostles’ Creed is …

11 Pipers Piping

Lore says that the “Eleven Pipers Piping” represent the eleven faithful disciples. The life of a disciple wasn’t an easy one. All …

10 Lords A-Leaping

Lore says that the “Ten Lords A-Leaping” represent the Ten Commandments. If the creation/evolution debate is the greatest faith topic in modern …

9 Ladies Dancing

Lore says that the “Nine Ladies Dancing” represent the fruit of the Holy Spirit – Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, …

8 Maids A-Milking

Lore says that the “Eight Maids A-Milking” represent the Beatitudes, or blessings by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. In Matthew …

7 Swans A-Swimming

Lore says that the “Seven Swans A-Swimming” represent the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit – wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, knowledge, piety, …

6 Geese A-Laying

Lore says that the “Six Geese A-Laying” represent the six days of creation. Few Christian ideas have brought more havoc in mainstream …

5 Golden Rings

Lore says that the “Five Golden Rings” represent the Pentateuch, or first five books of the Old Testament. The first five books …