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Christmas Greetings

Yes, we’ve been out of pocket for a few weeks now.  After returning from family matters, work (yes, I have a real job) was a bit overwhelming for many reasons.  At any rate, we hope that the new year will provide us both more opportutnity to share daily thoughts and to begin expanding the focus of The Conservative Reader to more principled discussions.

Tonight and tomorrow many of us will be visiting our local churches to share in celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  Our family will be worshiping this evening.

Three things to share today.

The First Amendment

Thank God for the freedom in our society, as declared by the wisdom of the founders of our country, to worship …


Something to be Considering for Your Gift Giving

Here’s a partial list we’ve gotten here of stores and their plans after the first of the year:

  • Circuit City (filed Chapter 11)
  • Ann Taylor 117 stores nationwide closing
  • Lane Bryant, Fashion Bug ,and Catherine’s to close 150 stores nationwide
  • Eddie Bauer to close stores 27 stores and more after January
  • Cache will close all stores
  • Talbots closing down specialty stores
  • J. Jill closing all stores (owned by Talbots) Pacific Sunwear (also owned by Talbots)
  • GAP closing 85 stores
  • Footlocker closing 140 stores more to close after January
  • Wickes Furniture closing down
  • Levitz closing down remaining stores
  • Bombay closing remaining stores
  • Zale’s closing down 82 stores and 105 after January
  • Whitehall closing all stores
  • Piercing Pagoda closing all stores
  • Disney closing 98 stores and will

Thoughts on Christmas

So, Christmas morning 2007 started with a bright sun on a cold, snow-less ground.  We are staying with family and enjoying a pleasant and relaxing morning.  Gifts were handled last night.  My niece started off the time last night with a reading of the Christmas Story from the Gospel of Luke, followed by a brief devotion on how Jesus impacts our lives, and a prayer by her dad.

Today is sort of a lazy day.  My brother-in-law has serving duties at the base chow line for an hour or so, and then we should be ready to go to this year’s movie: “National Treasure: Book of Secrets”.

Pretty dull?  Almost like any other day?  In many ways, so was the day Jesus came into the …


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