Junior Ganymede
We endeavor to give satisfaction

Christmas 2009

December 28th, 2009 by G.

President Maxwell taught us that we really only have our will to give. He’s right, but we’ve started giving a gift each year to Christ during the Christmas season, some small devotion usually. It lights up the season for us.

LDS material

The true meaning of Christmas

The Christmas Spirit video

Christ-the Real Gift of Christmas

First Presidency Christmas Devotional 2009

My Christmas Writing

The Slaughter of the Innocents and Falls, Gardens, Deaths
— two reflection on tragedy and sadness at Christmas time

How we are Mary and We are Joseph and Mary and Holding the Messiah–three essays on being a father or a mother or a recipient of revelation.

Tithing Settlement 2008 and The Feast of Saint Tithing Settlement.

Christmas Devotional 2008

Christmas and the Sacrament — there is only one Christmas — Perhaps the best thing I’ve every written

Mr. Krueger’s Christmas (Eve)

Lonely mission Christmases

The 6th Day of Christmas

Other Christmas Favorites

All six verses of Silent Night

Believing in Santa Claus and The Christmas Dress and Worshipping on Christmas Eve– (Russell Arben Fox)

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus

Christmas Bells, by Longfellow

Behold the Condescension of God! and O Tannenbaum (the Fowles Brothers)

Two Christmas Poems (KHH)

The Best of Times, the Worst of Times — some of the comments especially are painful and eye-opening

Christmas music recommendations–here, here, here, and here.  We have also got a lot of mileage from www.Pandora.com this year.  We created a wonderful Christmas music station on it.  Our seeds were the Hereford Cathedral Choir (Holiday); For Unto Us a Child is Born, by the Cambridge Singers (Holiday); and The Hallelujah Chorus, by the Canadian Brass (Holiday).

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