Category: Christmas

Christmas 2021

Another year has come and gone. Some of it was good. Some of it was hard. Some was messy. Some was fun. Of all the words that could describe 2021 I think I will use the word languishing. Why? After 2 years of pandemic fatigue I think most of those I interact with, follow on…

By Mirm December 19, 2021 3

Good King Wenceslaus

This is a very intriguing Christmas carol because it does not mention Christ or Christmas. I used to wonder what it meant and who this King was? It turns out he is as real as Saint Nick. He lived in the early middle ages in Bohemia (aka. the Czech Republic). He was really a duke…

By Mirm December 14, 2021 0

God Rest Ye Merry

Every year we greet each other with the word merry, meaning happy or pleasant; merry old England referred to an idyllic life that was prosperous and bountiful and Robin Hood’s merry men were companions in arms. The Bible uses the word merry to convey a sense of joyfulness. Proverbs 17:22 says that a merry or…

By Mirm December 12, 2021 0

Sin & Error Pining

Tis the season to listen to 24/7 Christmas music and watch Christmas movies. I was listening to O Holy Night which I have heard thousands of times. It is a weird thing to hear something and ponder it in a new way. The lines in the song that struck me: Long lay the world in…

By Mirm December 5, 2021 0

Fullerton Free Advent Devotional Dec. 3

When have you been happiest in your life? What events have sparked the most enthusiasm? Have you ever been overwhelmed by gladness? The word joy is very much associated with Christmas and Christianity. In fact, the joy of the holiday is usually very contagious. When the wisemen saw the star in the sky the Bible…

By Mirm December 3, 2021 0

Longing for the Light

This was an instagram challenge offered by Beth Walker but I chose to do it on my blog. In the Christian tradition, Advent is a season of waiting, a season of looking for the light, a season of hope for a brighter tomorrow. At the end of 2020, we have never needed Advent more.To mindfully…

By Mirm December 22, 2020 0

Mohler Christmas 2019

By the time you read this it will be a Happy New Year card! I don’t know about you but it feels like I just wrote a review of 2018 and sent out Christmas Cards.  Where did the year go?! 2019 is nearly history. It was a good and busy year.  Some things are fairly…

By Mirm December 24, 2019 0

Happy Christmas 2018

Happy Christmas 2018 So I got an Apple Watch this year. Did you know that you can use it to take pictures from your iphone?  Can you tell that I am learning how to use this feature in our family selfie?! For those of you who are not on social media, or don’t live nearby…

By Mirm December 10, 2018 0

Merry Christmas 2016

Mohler Memories 2016 (a mild parody of the 12 days of Christmas) Oh! the 1st Mohler memory that this year brings to me: A Chicago Cubs World Series victor y! Oh! the 2nd Mohler memory that this year brings to me: 2 years of marriage for Connor & Emily (Connor is a Youth Pastor in…

By Mirm December 21, 2016 0