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Saturday, December 24, 2011

Merry Christmas!

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1

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 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.  John 1:14




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For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.  John 3:16

 The older I get the deeper I feel Christmas...it is not all lightheartedness - it is deeper a joy that is increased by knowing that there is much sorrow.  
Among the new babies and marriages, there are those who have lost dearest loved ones and they hurt.  This is why Jesus came...to save us, to bind up our broken hearts, to free us.
I am full of deep joy...I pray you are too!


Blessings...


Deanna

8 comments:

sherry said...

merry CHRISTmas, dear friend.

Carol said...

Beautiful post, Deanna! Merry Christmas blessings to you and yours!

Smiles,
Carol

Unknown said...

This is a beautiful post. Merry Christmas, thank you for the reminder of deep joy.

Blessings my friend.

Vee said...

Sweetly said...

Merry Christmas to you and all your family!

Living In Williamsburg Virginia said...

Perfect Christmas post.

Merry Christmas.

Darryl and Ruth :)

Anonymous said...

Blessings of the season to you, Deanna! May you and your family know God's richest blessings this Christmas!
Joy!
Kathy

Simple Home said...

I hope your Christmas was wonderful Deanna!
Blessings,
Marcia

Brenda said...

what a beautiful post. so true. it touched my heart.
Merry Christmas to you and your beautiful family.
your friend,
Brenda

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