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A Christmas Message from Cynthia

From the Davis Family to your family, we wish you a Merry Christmas!

For some of you the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. For others this is the worst time of the year.  For me, I’m just grateful we have another year.

The lyrics to this song, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, were written by a man who’s wife died when her dress caught on fire and his son was just shot in the Civil War.  My spouse is still living and my son made it back from the war safely.   No matter how bad things may seem, other than Job, our circumstances could always be worse. Continue reading

Merry Christmas

This was taken a few years ago when we were getting ready to pass out candy canes in a Christmas parade.  This box of candy canes was a special surprise gift from a friend and it still makes me smile to remember all the blessings of that year!  (Our daughter, Susanna, is helping me here.)

This was taken a few years ago when we were getting ready to pass out candy canes in a Christmas parade. This box of candy canes was a special surprise gift from a friend and it still makes me smile to remember all the blessings of that year! (Our daughter, Susanna, is helping me here.)

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End of Year Wrap Up

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One of the best parts about Christmas is the beautiful music. This year our son sang some Christmas songs for the St. Louis Women’s Connection.

There are lots of reasons to like Christmas.  For those who are politically astute, Christmas provides an opportunity for us to refocus on what is really important, faith, family and showing love.  The special moments that strengthen our interpersonal relationships might even obscure the miseries of the horrible weather outside.

Yet, about 100 years ago when the rest of the nation was enjoying their beautiful Christmas celebrations with horse drawn carriages and candles lighting their real Christmas trees, our Congress was proposing some of the worst legislation in the history of our nation.  Our country was far more Left-leaning than it is today.  The Socialist Party garnered 6% of the presidential vote.  A member of the Socialist Party held an office in Congress, and the Democrat Party had the majority in both chambers of Congress and in the White House.   Continue reading