Category Archives: Advent

THE GREATEST STORY EVERY TOLD

One of the things young actors learn about performing is the importance of an audience. In live theater you never know what kind of response you’ll get until it happens and each time it’s performed the audience reaction can be different. … Continue reading

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THE PAUSE THAT REFRESHES

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could hit the pause button and stop the world for a time?  Some days are more chaotic than others, but at this time of the year we all need to slow down and take a … Continue reading

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IT’S GOOD TO BE THE QUEEN!

Every young girl dreams of becoming a princess. When my sister and I were young, we’d pretend to be royals every night in the room we shared.  We were supposed to be sleeping, but instead we’d have the sheets wrapped around … Continue reading

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PINTEREST PERFECT?

You’ve hung the holiday lights and your yard resembles a Currier & Ives painting.  The entrance to your home is filled with wonderful scents of the Christmas season.  Cookies, pies and special cakes are laid out upon a white table cloth, with … Continue reading

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YOU CAN TEACH AN OLD DOG NEW TRICKS!

A rerun from 12/10/14 about yet another Christmas Pageant. I’m one of those old dogs who is constantly learning.  I’ve spent much of my time on earth learning to be patient, but I never seem to get it. I had another lesson … Continue reading

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I DON’T WANT TO BE A SHEEP!

  I’ve had the opportunity to direct several Christmas pageants over the years and one thing is for sure.  No one wants to be a sheep.  Sheep are stubborn – they stray from the flock and get in trouble – … Continue reading

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GABRIEL ON THE MOVE

Gabriel is only heard from on very special occasions. His messages were directly from God and when he showed up, people listened.  He brought comfort, astonishment, even a tugging at the faith of those he visits. Joseph was a carpenter.  … Continue reading

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AN EMPTY CRADLE

An empty cradle sat in a hidden corner, collecting dust and cobwebs.  It had gone unnoticed for several years.  Early in their marriage, the couple had longed for a child.  They waited and prayed, but it was not to be.  At … Continue reading

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BREATH OF HEAVEN

A young girl of thirteen or so, was about her daily chores, when suddenly an angel appeared out of nowhere and began to give her the most astonishing news.  Sounds like a story line for a science fiction novel or … Continue reading

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A LOWLY CHILD

A child just turned a woman, became the chosen one, To hold the Son of God within – to be her firstborn Son, An ordinary child was she – a lowly servant girl, Extraordinary things would happen, for her and all the world, … Continue reading

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