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It is Here!

Posted by Michael Ross on Thursday, December 23, 2010,
Well, it is almost here.  Two more days and "the big fat guy" will be here.  I love listening to my children talk about Santa coming.  They have this amazing sense of anticipation and just pure happiness talking about it.  This really is the most wonderful time of the year.

Take time to celebrate this Christmas season.  Celebrate Jesus, celebrate life, celebrate family, celebrate giving, celebrate gifts, celebrate friends, celebrate everything you can.

Merry Christmas....
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What is Christmas?

Posted by Michael Ross on Saturday, December 4, 2010,
What is Christmas to you?  Growing up it was simply a holiday about trees, toys, gifts, meals, lights, and time off from school.  We didn't celebrate the birth of Christ during December.  We didn't want to be like the "denominations."  We somehow were more enlightened than everyone else.  But maybe, just maybe, we fooled ourselves right out of the miracle. 

From the movie "Scrooged" starring Bill Murray:

"It's Christmas's the one night of the year we all act a little nicer.  We smile a...
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About Me

I am lucky enough to be the husband of Kerry and the dad for Alex, Emily, Jeremy, Jacob, Jessica, Max, Olivia, and Maci. I am also the Preaching Minister for the Cross Lanes Church of Christ in Cross Lanes, WV. My Motto: "Live in such a way that those who know you but don't know God will come to know God because they know you."