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SHINE HIS LIGHT ON Joy

by Gloria Copeland   Are your holidays lacking the real joy you know the season should bring? Even in what’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of year, we can face situations that seem custom-designed to steal all the joy out of Christmas and life. Financial pressure. Family dynamics. Work situations. Health concerns. These…

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SHINE HIS LIGHT ON Sorrow

by Kenneth Copeland   Christmas is supposed to be the most joyous time of year, and for many, it certainly is. But, for many others, it is a season of deep loneliness and sorrow instead. That empty place at the table or those missing packages under the tree leave a void that cannot be denied.…

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SHINE HIS LIGHT ON Relationships

by Gloria Copeland   This time of year can bring wonderful reunions with loved ones. One of the things I cherish most about Christmas is getting to spend time with friends and family members I haven’t seen much throughout the year. If you’re like me, you’re probably looking forward to reconnecting with certain people and…

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SHINE HIS LIGHT ON Faith

by Kenneth Copeland   Have you ever opened a wrapped package and inside was another, smaller package, and then another, and another, until you finally found a gift in the last box? If so, why did you keep unwrapping when the first box held nothing but another box? The answer is: You had faith. You…

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The 10 Eternal Gifts of Christmas

Ask any child what his or her favorite part of Christmas is, and you’re sure to find that “gifts” top the list. And why not? We all know how special it feels when you open something wonderful from a loved one. Knowing that loved ones made an effort to make or buy something they thought you…

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SHINE HIS LIGHT ON Traditions

by Gloria Copeland   For many people, family traditions are a cherished part of the Christmas season. Whether it be attending a candlelight Christmas Eve service, driving around town to look at the sparkling light displays, or gathering around the fireplace to read about the birth of Christ—traditions give everyone something to look forward to…

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From the Kitchen of Gloria Copeland

Mother’s Cornbread Dressing Ingredients: 1 loaf French bread, crumbled 9-by-13 inch pan of day-old cornbread 1 cup finely chopped onion, sautéed 1 cup finely chopped celery, sautéed 2 tablespoons sage 1 cup half-and-half Chicken broth 2 eggs   Directions: Mix bread with sautéed vegetables. Pour half-and-half, broth and eggs over mixture. Add salt and pepper…

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SHINE HIS LIGHT ON Stress

by Kenneth Copeland   Christmas is just weeks away, and many of you are probably feeling stressed. Starting around Thanksgiving time, it seems that the stress level in the atmosphere goes up a few notches, and it increases every day until Christmas. If you’re like a lot of people, stress at Christmas is yet another…

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SHINE HIS LIGHT ON The Circle of Blessing

by Gloria Copeland   One of my favorite Christmas decorations is a beautifully arranged, fresh pine wreath. With accents of pine cones and lights, it adds so much to any room at Christmas. You might have one on your door or over your fireplace, and you likely see them everywhere you go this time of…

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SHINE HIS LIGHT ON Christmas Spending

by Kenneth Copeland   The first Christmas was simple. There were no decorations, no feasts, and no Christmas cards or gifts. The only guests were shepherds, who briefly stopped by without expecting to be entertained. The focus was on the One who had come to save the world from sin. Since then, it seems that…

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