JB Phillips Translation

Ever awed by fresh insights! Comparing God’s Word as transcribed by J.B. Phillips alongside the ERV or NIV version gives me a clarity that deepens my understanding of the Truth. Clicking into Biblegateway and selecting any two versions gives any reader insights into God’s living Word over the time lapse of various generations. My home…

LaPaz Xmas

Enjoy a short flight over the Sea of Cortez on Volaris to arrive in the land of La Paz, to a place of Peace.  Get out there and thrill while in this port city during the celebration of Christmas!  Take a local tour boat across the Sea of Cortez and visit the surrounding islands. December…

Christmas 1955

Feliz Navidad, Frohliche Weihnacten, Nollaig Shona, Cracium Fericit, and Meli Keulieumaseu! As the world celebrates the birth of Jesus at Christmas, in every country many reflect back and remember sweet gatherings of Christmas past. For some, the holidays stir up a mix of emotion as both tears of joy and sadness flow.  Whatever we may…

Tree of Peace

On Christmas Eve 1914, a miracle occured in the midst of war. Two opposing nations were singing the same Christmas Carol in the middle of a fierce war. British soldiers were spending Christmas Eve on a French battlefield during World War I. After four months of fighting, over a million men had perished in the…

A Mexican Christmas

Decorations are up in the plaza, cohetes (fireworks) are heard at 6:00 AM throughout Mexico on December 12th. The feast day of the Virgin of Guadalupe is celebrated by Pilgrims in small pueblos and in big cities throughout Mexico. At midnight people sing Las Mañanitas, the Mexican birthday song, to the Virgin.  The official start of…