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Give Yourself the Gift of "A Christmas Carol"!

Have you ever read "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens? I'm not talking about seeing a movie version - have you ever read the classic Dickens novella?

You haven't?

Or maybe you have and it's been a long time?

Regardless, do yourself a favor and give yourself the gift of "A Christmas Carol" this holiday season! It's a perennial favorite that never gets old or tiresome.
"But I am sure I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round—apart from the veneration due to its sacred name and origin, if anything belonging to it can be apart from that—as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow-passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys. And therefore, uncle, though it has never put a s…

In Remembrance

You never walked upon the earth, But I remember you. We couldn't celebrate your birth, But I remember you.
We've never seen your little face, But I remember you. You're buried in a distant place, But I remember you.
It's been eight years since you passed on, But I remember you. So many friends don't know you're gone, But I remember you.
And if you'd lived, who would you be? It must remain unknown. But God has promised that we'll see Our saint in heaven grown. 
I hold on to that hope each day And pray that you will know That even though I'm far away Your mommy loves you so.