Behold, the virgin shall be with child,
and shall bear a Son,
and they shall call His name
which translated means,
“God with us”. Matthew 1:23 How will you recognize Him?
You will find a baby wrapped in a blanket,
lying in a manger! Luke 2:12

Just think…. Jesus left the splendor of Heaven

to come to this earth with the purpose
of dying on a cross for our sins
so that we could go to Heaven
to be with Him for eternity.


He loved us so much

that He could not bear the thought

of living forever without us,

so, He came to our rescue

by taking the punishment for our sins.

The Bible says that

“the wages of sin is death,

but the free gift of God is eternal life

through Jesus Christ our Lord”.

Jesus’ birth

was God’s most precious gift,

sweetly wrapped

in a fresh-from-heaven baby,

filled with wondrous love,

goodness, mercy, and grace,


with the joy Heaven.

Have you received His gift?

Just ask Him and He will freely give it,

and then

the angels will have a party ,

a huge, joyous celebration,

to welcome you to the family of God!

(Luke 15:7 says so!)

Don’t know how? Click here

and then click “How to know God”

and watch the video.

Oh come let us adore Him…

During the happy hustle and bustle

of preparing for Christmas,

let’s pause a few moments

to treasure
the wonder of God’s love
in our hearts.


Just a little talk with Jesus….

It was the day after Christmas. A pastor of a church in San Fransisco was looking over the front lawn through the window when he noticed that the baby Jesus was missing from the Manger display. He hurried outside and saw a little boy pulling a red wagon down the sidewalk. There, was the baby Jesus, tucked under a quilt. The minister walked up to the boy and said, “Well, where did you get your passenger, my fine friend?”

The little boy replied, “I got Him at church.”

“And why did you take Him?”

The boy explained, “Well, about a week before Christmas, I prayed to the little Lord Jesus, and I told Him if He would bring me a red wagon for Christmas, I would give Him a ride around the block in it.” ~Author unknown

(Oh Honey!!)


I thought, since I’ve been talking about heavenly things, I’d like to share with you a recipe that I think the angels must have whipped up….

Dreamy, Creamy,

Brown Sugar Crunch Apple Pie!

Start with :

1 Pie crust in pie plate-crimped and ready to go!

Creamy Filling:

1/4 cup butter (melted over medium heat until lightly browned– then cooled)

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 egg

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon vanilla

In small bowl beat sugar and egg until fluffy. Stir in flour and vanilla mix well. Beat in butter.

Pour creamy mixture into bottom of crust.

In a bowl, mix 1/2 cup of sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, set aside.

  • 4 large Granny Smith apples (peeled, cored and sliced thin-1/2 inch)
  • 2 Braeburn apples (or any other kind –two different kinds of apples will enhance the flavor)
  • To the bowl of apples, add sugar and cinnamon mixture, stir until coated.
  • Pour sugared, apple slices into crust. Pile higher in the center.

Brown Sugar Crunch Topping:

1/2 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 cup butter

Mix the flour, both sugars and cinnamon in a bowl. With a pastry blender, cut in butter until the mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over apples–press lightly. Dot with butter.

  • Cover edge of crust with foil or a pie shield.
  • Bake at 350 for 1 hour.

Serve with vanilla ice-cream or whipped cream.

I tried Pillsbury Pie Crusts for the first time this week and they are pretty good! So when you are under a time-crunch, they will save you time and make a great pie. I still think homemade crust tastes better, but any way you make your pie, it will give you that “June Cleaver” feeling!

Thanks for stopping by for pie!

Blessings and Hugs!

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