Welcome to Keeping The Home: "I just spent the last three hours - straight - studying this deeper. The topic I didn't want to study - I studied it. The conclusion I have so far come to, is not the one I was hoping for, LOL."It begs the question, if Candy were to do a deeper study of , oh let's say the Eucharist, could she possibly come to a different conclusion on that too? Hope springs eternal.
I also note that Candy dropped Halo scan commenting. Halo scanning was bought out by JS-Kit and they have this entire new platform but you have to pay about $10 per year for it and to keep your old comments. So Candy dumped it and went with Blogger comments. That doesn't mean that disagreeable comments will make it on her blog - but it does mean she has to work a little harder to edit them and probably comments have a better chance of being read.
Lastly, you won't see Candy blogging about Christmas much. In years past they'll exchange gifts, have a nice dinner and then she'll have the "Christmas was fun" post, and then it will be over. This is all fine and good.
I do want to point out however that other Christians, including the Catholic, Orthodox probably Anglicans and Lutherans and even some other Protestant Christians whose blogs I have been reading have been celebrating Advent. For weeks we have been reading the old testament in preparation for the birth of our Savior. These last few days before Christmas some Christians including Catholics have been reading the O Antiphon prayers in preparation. For us also, December 25 will be the first day of Christmas, not the last. I mention all of these things merely to point out that some Christian churches not only "read" the bible, but actually read it as a way to bring a deeper meaning into what we call the "Liturgical year" of which Christmas is a big feast and celebration. I personally love this scriptural and prayerful journey to Bethlehem every year.
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