Tag Archives: CHRISTMAS

Roads and Paths

Inspired by a recent post from Minnesota Prairie Roots@www.wordpress.com by Audrey Kletscher Helbling, author and photographer extraordinaire on traveling the interstate highway systems.  Thanks Audrey for the motivation! Give her blog a visit you’ll enjoy her down home American Midwestern … Continue reading

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The First Christmas Day

Merry Christmas to all of my friends and subscribers. (It’s free, just click “follow” at the web site.) Jake. The First Christmas Day Angels, they were heard on high as a great star shone in the east Three kings of … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas I Say

    I was going to save this for Christmas week, but I think it may be more appropriate now. Speak-up don’t be intimidated by political correctness. Merry Christmas to all!! Jake. MERRY CHRISTMAS I SAY Where have gone, those … Continue reading

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Keeping Christ In Christmas

     Here in the United States, it has become increasingly popular to homogenize the “Christmas Season” and it seems we have forgotten the true meaning of it. Over recent years we have allowed some, in our society, to dictate … Continue reading

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Suggestions: Pro And Con On Seasonal Donations

I was sent this through e-mail and somehow managed to copy and paste it here.. The print and presentation leave a lot to be desired, but the message is very clear “some charities are much more charitable than others”.. Happy … Continue reading

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    Rewritten slightly from 2011 but the message is the same.. Happy New Year Friends, Jake. Resolutions In the New Year:  I will:                                 … Continue reading

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A Christmas Reflection

     I would like to take this opportunity to wish my family, friends and for that matter, all of mankind a peaceful and joyous Christmas.. MERRY CHRISTMAS, Jake. A Christmas Reflection “The world in solemn stillness lay” upon that … Continue reading

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The Memory Of Christmas

    There is a special feeling that the Christmas Season brings to people everywhere. Though over the years the message of Christmas seems to have been diminished and altered in such a way as to focus more on the … Continue reading

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Christmas Cheer

     From the ghost of Christmas past, comes this bit of advice. I’ve edited it somewhat this year, I hope you enjoy it and perhaps some of us will heed the message. (Though as usual, it probably won’t be … Continue reading

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The Yuletide Season

    Black Friday! So sad, that we can’t even let the turkey digest before we head on out to the malls for what is advertised as the best “shopping” day of the “Holiday Season” and even that generic phrase … Continue reading

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