Monthly Archives: December 2018

December 19, 2018

Good morning, Father. Children are an amazing gift from You. I have a Nativity set that I put out every Christmas. As I take the figurines out of the box, I can’t help but wonder about this odd assemblage of people. What kind of relationship with God did they have to merit such a prominent role in His story? First, we’ll take out Baby Jesus. He is after all Savior, Christ, and Lord. Place Him in the manger in the … Continue reading

December 12, 2018

Good morning, Father. Children are an amazing gift from You. A Legend of the Candy Cane August was a candy maker in Cologne, Germany. And one Christmas Eve, many, many years ago, he brought a special gift to the grand cathedral in Cologne. It was the very first candy cane. August had made it himself. “I gave it the shape of the letter ‘J,’ the first letter of Jesus’ name,” August told the king. “And, as you can see, when … Continue reading

December 5, 2018

Good morning,  Father. Children are an amazing gift from You. Father, I want to take a prayer journey to Bethlehem with my preschoolers. Help me teach them how to worship the KING this Christmas. True worship expresses itself in giving. The wise men followed a star to find the King. They were so enthralled with His majesty and holiness that they brought Jesus gifts: Gold – representing the treasure of the heart; the most precious of metals Frankincense – used … Continue reading