Category Archives: Celebrations/feasts/memorials/high holy days

A Christmas Day Sermon

On the following Sabbath, the Rev. Mr. Morris, who added to his other qualifications as a pastor the rare faculty of winning the love of the little ones, preached his Christmas sermon. They knew that it was intended for them quite as much as for the mothers and fathers ; so that, when his text, […]

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A Christmas Day Sermon

On the following Sabbath, the Rev. Mr. Morris, who added to his other qualifications as a pastor the rare faculty of winning the love of the little ones, preached his Christmas sermon. They knew that it was intended for them quite as much as for the mothers and fathers ; so that, when his text, […]

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Christmas Poem

  This poem seemed particularly apt for this election year, which has caused so much friction and harsh words between friends: Under the Holly Bough Charles MacKay Ye who have scorned each other, Or injured friend or brother, In this fast-fading year; Ye who, by word or deed, Have made a kind heart bleed, Come […]

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How to Cut a Five Pointed Star

This works nicely for the fourth of July, too. Fold and cut as indicated. Some of us need to practice a few times to get it right.  Cut them in various sizes.  Paint, spraypaint, brush with glue and sprinkle with glitter.  Hang on the tree or attach to ribbons and hang from the top of […]

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Emily Jane, A Christmas Poem

Oh, Christmas time is coming again And what shall I buy for Emily Jane? O Emily Jane, my love so true, Now what upon earth shall I buy for you? My Emily Jane, my doll so dear I’ve loved you now for many a year. And still while there’s anything left of you, My Emily […]

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