Monthly Archives: December 2014

Some Fun Facts About Christmas

The word “Christmas” is a contraction of the Old English Crīstesmæsse, meaning “Christ’s mass.” The term was first used in 1038. Because the letter X in Greek is the first letter in the Greek word for Christ, the abbreviation Xmas … Continue reading

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He That Sitteth in the Heavens Shall Laugh…

That’s the first part of Psalm 2:4, in case you don’t recognize it. The whole psalm is short, but well worth reading and contemplating regularly. And now, though it looks like I’m changing the subject, I’m not. I think overall, … Continue reading

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The Century Cactus

The plant in question probably isn’t a hundred years old, but I like the title, “The Century Cactus,” so I’m exercising a little poetic license. Besides that, the cactus might be a hundred years old. As far as I’m aware, … Continue reading

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