Category Archives: Joy

Forum: What Do You Think The Meaning Of Christmas Is? What Does It Mean To You?

Nativity Scenes and Glories – The Reason For the Season – WoC 2013 Watcher’s Forum: Every week on Monday morning , the Council and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of … Continue reading

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Simpler Times, A Groetzmeier Christmas – WoC 2013

By Marion Algier – The War on Christmas (and religion) verses the Spirit of Christmas Series at AskMarion – 24 The 1950’s and early 1960’s were simpler times allowing holidays, family traditions and church to take their full and proper … Continue reading

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Last Minute, Budget and Gifts of Thoughtfulness – WoC 2013

By Marion Algier – The War on Christmas (and Religion) Verses the Spirit of Christmas Series at AskMarion – 22 The best Christmas gifts are often things handmade whose giving was often caused by financial scarcity or those that take … Continue reading

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The Best Part of the Christmas Season – Love, Charity, and Kindness

Whoever has two coats should share with someone with none. -Luke 3:11 If you know of someone who needs help… be a light and available to help always, but especially during the Christmas season~ By Marion Algier – The War … Continue reading

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Christmas for Pet People – Woc 2013

“A hug from a child or a lick from a pet makes everything better including the holidays!” (Consider adopting or fostering just one more pet for the holidays… the shelters are overflowing and 2 out of 3 animals who get … Continue reading

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Christmas Baking – WoC 2013

During tough economic times, creativity is your best friend.  Baked goods make great thoughtful presents!! By Marion Algier – The War on Christmas verses the Spirit of Christmas Series at AskMarion – 19 “There is no ideal Christmas; only the … Continue reading

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The Best Christmas Gifts – WoC 2013

“Christmas is the season when you buy this year’s gifts with next year’s money. Let us make this year different and fill it with gifts of meaning!” ~Author Unknown By Marion Algier – The War on Christmas (and religion) verses … Continue reading

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American Traditions – WoC 2013

by Marion Algier 0 Ask Marion “The greatest Christmas gift is the wisdom and history that can be found in the stories shared by older relatives and friends… if we only ask and take the time to listen!~ The War … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin at the Billy Graham Library

Video: Sarah Palin at the Billy Graham Library Governor Palin’s Appearance Prompted Wal-Mart Sellout  Palin’s Newest Book: Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas (Kindle)

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Carolling… or Caroling and Christmas Music – WoC 2013

By Marion Algier – The War on Christmas verses the Spirit of Christmas Series at AskMarion – 13 Carolling… or Caroling, both are used and both are correct. Carols have been around since the 11th or 12th century, and singing … Continue reading

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