Latest Devotionals

But Who Will Help Daddy?

My Daddy was so smart, I just knew he could fix anything that needed fixing. “Daddy, my dolly just fell apart!” I cried. I’d just gotten it for Christmas, and already the rubber band that held it together had broken. No problem. My smart Daddy could fix it. “Daddy, I...

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Dagwood and Guilt

Elizabeth Rice Handford Reminds Us God Will Be Faithful in 2022 In the comics this week Blondie asked Dagwood, “Did you make any New Year’s resolutions, dear?” O.K., I admit it. I still read the comics. We called them the fnnny papers when I was a child, and I felt...

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Joy to the World the Lord Has Come

Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room Finding New Joy in the Carols with Elizabeth Rice Handford The Christmas carol Joy to the World begins so sweetly: Joy to the World! The Lord has come! Let earth receive her King! Except that’s not what happened when Jesus came. The...

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Away In A Manger

Be near me, Lord Jesus, I ask Thee to stay Close by me for ever, And love me, I pray. Finding New Joy in Christmas Carols with Elizabeth Rice Handford Son John, four years old, came running into the kitchen, shouting eagerly, “Mother! Mother, you were wrong! There is...

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I Heard The Bells on Christmas Day

And in despair I bowed my head: “There is no peace on earth,” I said. Finding New Joy in Christmas Carols with Elizabeth Rice Handford My daughters Margi and Ruth and I had a delightful time the other day, singing and playing Christmas carols with a wonderful group of...

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