Author Archives: jgarrett1958

About jgarrett1958

We are married partners since 1977 who are proud of our children, grandchildren, and ministries. Our passions are Christ, each other, our family, and healthy families-at-large.

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

It’s that time of year again and, as usual, the controversies rise to the top. It is my goal to simply celebrate the season, celebrate the birth of Jesus, celebrate the friendships I have, and celebrate the family I have. … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Christmas

One of the beloved Christmas songs that gets a lot of airtime every year is the song known as the 12 Days of Christmas. It is often rumored that this song was originally a coded reference to the Catholic catechism … Continue reading

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Is There Room In Your Inn For Him?

The Bible tells us an important story concerning the place of the delivery of Jesus by His mother, Mary. 3 All returned to their own ancestral towns to register for this census.4 And because Joseph was a descendant of King … Continue reading

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What We Do …

What we do in order to draw people to us is what we end up doing in order to keep people coming to us. I once had a friend tell me this. It made sense when he told me that … Continue reading

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Fill In the Blank

As I pull my keys out of my pocket right now, I find that I have 10 keys on this particular key ring (plus, I keep another key ring in the car that holds about 15-20 other keys.) It is … Continue reading

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The Journey

So many times we find ourselves in a place or a situation that causes us frustration or pain. It is in these times that we find ourselves crying out to God (or sometimes, just crying.) Is there a better way … Continue reading

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Stress Savers

Have you ever had a moment when the eventualities of life cause you more stress than they should? Of course, there is a certain amount of stress that we face that is good for us, but it is often that … Continue reading

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