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St. Nicholas Day: Gifts with a Purpose

In many countries December 6th is a special day where children receive gifts from Saint Nicholas, a 4th century bishop who is remembered in both Eastern and Western churches. Although not many exact details are known about his life, the … Continue reading

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A big part of this season is the giving of gifts. This year our Christmas may look different with few in-person gatherings and fewer resources than normal. We may be rethinking our giving strategies. To that point, here’s something to … Continue reading

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#Advent – Gifting (St. Nicholas-style)

On this 6th day of Advent (and St. Nicholas Day in many parts of the globe) Virginia is contemplating gifts and giftedness… “The Giver of every good and perfect gift has called upon us to mimic His giving, by grace, … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Whatnot: Christmas Heart Cheer

SNAPSHOT: & WHATNOT: “Christmas will always be, as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” Dr. Seuss (from ‘The Grinch Who Stole Christmas’) A comforting thought, but we must do our bit – the part about … Continue reading

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GIFTS …and Gifts…

Gifts (the giving of) and Gifts (the receiving of) are a big part of this holiday season.  We spend a great deal of time, or too little time (if busy schedules make us Christmas Eve shoppers), trying to find gifts … Continue reading

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