Stories

The True Meaning of “The 12 Days of Christmas”

THE TRUE MEANING OF “THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS” The following article appeared in my hometown newspaper, The Daily Commercial, on Sunday, December 27, 1998, and was written by Marci Elliot, and copied here with her permission. The real Christmas began Friday Merry Christmas, everyone. What? It’s over, you...

Teach the Children

(better viewed with a non-proportional font such as courier) .:*~*:._.:*~*:._.:*~*:._.:*~*:._.:*~*:._.:*~*:._.:*~*:._.:*~*:._.:*~*:. – TEACH THE CHILDREN – _ (__/_) .-””’-. _ | |’—–‘| / |ate one Christmas Eve, I sank back, |-…..-| __|_ tired but content, into my | | easy chair. The kids were in bed, the gifts | |...

Your Invitation To A Birthday Party!

YOUR INVITATION TO A BIRTHDAY PARTY! Hello dear friend! Well, as you know, it’s time for my birthday again. Last year, they had a real big party for me and it seems like they will again this year. After all, they’ve been shopping and preparing for it for months...

The Story of the Geese

THE STORY OF THE GEESE There was once a man who didn’t believe in the incarnation of Christ or the spiritual meaning of Christmas, and was skeptical about God. He and his family lived in a farm community. His wife was a devout believer and diligently raised her children...

The Twelfth Man

The following introductory paragraph is from a friend M.K. who lives in Texas. “I am sending you (below) a message about the 12th person to die from the Texas A&M bonfire accident. For those people who don’t know, Texas A&M has a tradition called the 12th Man. As you...