Archive for December 20th, 2020

Christmas Quote for December 20th

Christmas Quote for December 20th

on December 20, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly. Andy Rooney Andy Rooney was an American radio and television writer. He was best known for his weekly broadcast “A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney,” a part of the CBS News program 60 Minutes […]

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December 20th in History

December 20th in History

on December 20, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 11 days remaining until the end of the year. Time is short…. only 4 more days of shopping till Christmas. Holidays Abolition of Slavery Day, also known as Fête des Cafres (Réunion, French Guiana) Bo Aung Kyaw Day (Myanmar) Christian feast […]

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Taking Refuge

Taking Refuge

on December 20, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe. —Proverbs 18:10 In the medieval world, farmers would care for their crops until an enemy appeared on the horizon. Then they would flee with their families to their fortified city for protection from the marauders. The city of Carcassonne has been a refuge […]

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Your Faith, Not Me, Compels You To Believe This

Your Faith, Not Me, Compels You To Believe This

on December 20, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Erick Erickson Again the Lord spoke to Ahaz, “Ask a sign of the Lord your God; let it be deep as Sheol or high as heaven.” But Ahaz said, “I will not ask, and I will not put the Lord to the test.” And he said, “Hear then, O house of David! Is it too little for you to […]

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‘Star Wars’ and the 12 steps of the ‘Hero’s Journey’: Finding God in surprising places

‘Star Wars’ and the 12 steps of the ‘Hero’s Journey’: Finding God in surprising places

on December 20, 2020, 5:59 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the last film in the last Star Wars trilogy, opens in theaters today. I remember my first Star Wars film as if it were last week. I had never seen such technology on a movie screen. And when Luke destroyed the Death Star, the cheers shook the theater. We’ve been […]

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