Monthly Archives: December 2011

Christmas News 2011

Christmas 2011 Dear Friends and Family, Timothy and I want to send you our most sincere wishes for a Christmas season filled with the love and peace of Christ.  He is enough—for the good days and for the challenging ones.  … Continue reading

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Wrestling with Truth December 18, 2011

Symbols and their referents are often: Inexpressible:   (1 Pet 1:8 NIV)  Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Cookies

I just finished making 64 “Peanut Butter Cookie Kisses”.  Making cookies takes lots of numbers because you have to count everything — 2 1/2 cups, 1/4 tsp , 1 tsp, 2 tsp, 1 1/4 cups, etc.  And, do a lot … Continue reading

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Wrestling with Truth December 11, 2011

Symbols, Part 2 We continued on with our study of symbols and signs and thought especially about Christmas-related symbols, both secular and sacred. We used the following hymns and poems because of their references to symbols and signs: What star … Continue reading

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Preparing for Christmas

Well, it is great to be in our own home in the days leading up to Christmas. As we await the advent of Jesus’ birthday, there are lots of fun things to do in preparation: listen to many Christmas records … Continue reading

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Wrestling with Truth December 4, 2011

Symbol, Part 1 [Part of Psalm 19 has been set to music in The Creation by Franz Joseph Haydn.   For the “flavor” of his oratorio go to:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwqqfbinUDY%5D Using the carol “While shepherds watched their flocks”, Psalm 19:1-14, and … Continue reading

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