This Christmas, homeless kids in New York City will receive a special surprise thanks to Carol Suchman.
Carol was recently walking past a toy store, in the West Village, and noticed their “Going Out of Business” sign. While most might make a note to go back and save on their own Christmas shopping, Carol thought to just buy out the entire store.
After some negotiation, she bought thousands of toys, art and school supplies, and … Keep Reading!!!
UK retailer, John Lewis, sure knows how to do a Christmas commercial right. This year’s commercial is the story of a young girl who spots a man on the moon living alone. She tries, in vain, to make contact with him but is determined to befriend him from a world away.
It’s such a wonderful reminder to reach out to each other this season; or it may just be a ploy to sell more tissues. It’s working … Keep Reading!!!
Taylor Swift has amazingly managed to stay likable and down-to-earth after becoming mega-famous at a young age. Quite a feat if you consider some of the other stars who found fame during their adolescence…
Yes, he’s wearing a santa suit. Merry Christmas!
What does it take to make one awesome Christmas Caroling experience? Well after watching this video I know it includes a lighted box truck, a 20+ piece orchestra, and over a month of planning. Watch how ones mans efforts to spread a little Christmas cheer lead to a truly Epic Christmas Caroling experience for one family.
Whether or not you agree with playing these kind of pranks on kids, their reaction says so much about our society. We have this fear of raising a bunch of Verucas from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and maybe if we are constantly stressing the importance of material worth of a “good present” we can eventually instill that as something our children will value, but it doesn’t start this way.
What I see is gratitude and finding joy in the … Keep Reading!!!
by Rex Eaton
Second fire in two weeks ravages historic Indiana downtown:
In the pre-dawn hours of November 21st, a call came in to the Jennings County 9-1-1 dispatch center reporting a fire at the Hatton’s Carpet building in downtown North Vernon, Indiana, for the second time in as many weeks. When North Vernon Fire Chief Rick McGill arrived on the scene shortly after 5 a.m. with other local firefighters, they assessed the scene and were able to contain and … Keep Reading!!!
“My Peace I leave you, not as the world giveth. So do not be troubled or afraid.” John 14:27
Here is what we are listening to this morning!
The AMAZING Soweto Gospel Choir:
This nativity scene depicts a breastfeeding Mary sitting with two midwives who assisted her with the birth of Jesus.
Joseph sits behind Mary, while angels surround the group to try to get their first peak at the Christ Child.
The author, Brian Kershisnik discusses this particular piece in detail to a group of children:
For me, all of the excitement leading up to Christmas Day is what I love the most.
First, we have Halloween, which, for us, ends up being more about buying pumpkins and dressing up than anything else. It’s a costume party to kick off the season: … Keep Reading!!!
I was so excited to spend Christmas with my family!
I knew the boys would be excited to see their cousins
On Christmas Eve we attended a candelight service at our home church.
Then we went and had some Philly Cheesesteaks where Samuel got into Grandma’s lipstick!