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Blog46- Christmas Holidays 1

A little belated, but no less heartfelt than that of an early Christmas greeting. Ours was spent in both Portugal and Morroco. Since its a holiday I will share just images, and text if something needs explaining. We are hoping that all had a Merry Christmas, and that Christ indeed blessed your home with love andaffection at this time of year, good health and healing, and safe travels for the many who are on the road and in the air at this time of Year. If all goes well, and politicians and leaders act as they are supposed to, we may even have a prosperous New Year. Holidays for us, are drawing too a close, currently we are in Porto, Portugal and really enjoying it. Porto, is one of those cities that is struggling a little, but its full of both character and charm. Our time in Morroco was nothing less than outstanding, and we all feel fortunate for having the chance to travel there.

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Chestnut roasters on the streets of Lisbon, noon on Christmas day.

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Christmas for us was not shared in gifts this year at all, just a chance to reunite as a family and share in a love of Christ.

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Thanks again Valentin, for 2 bottles of fine Spanish Wine on Christmas eve.

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What would Christmas be if we removed Christ from the whole scene. It would become nothing more than “National Paper Ripping Day”,  we all know that is not what the Holiday is about, and we should stand firm in our ascertions as too the origins and intent of this very special day. The Cathedral is a symbol of what is seen by many as Gods home, but for those who believe in the redeeming power of Christs love,grace and authority, we know that the life of this Cathedral is derived from those believers who walk into it…….we hope many of you did just that during this Christmas Season.

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