Jesus is the reason for the season words

Todays Verse: So it was, that while they were there, the days were completed for her to be delivered. And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. Luke 2: 6-7

Todays Goal: Todays Goal is to simple spend time in God’s house and give Him your worship and your time. Really listen to the message and think what it might mean to you. What is God trying to say to you today? Listen with your ears, and with your heart and open your mind to hear God’s voice speak to your soul. Have a wonderful time with God in His house today!

Todays Cookie Recipe:

Chocolate Chip Cookies

1/2 cup butter

6 TBSP sugar

6 TBSP brown sugar

1 egg

1 tsp vanilla

1 cup flour

1/ tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

3/4 cup (4 1/2 oz) chocolate chips

3/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts (or if you don’t like nuts, I add this amount extra in chocolate chips)

Cream the butter, sugar, and brown sugar. Add the egg and vanilla and blend well. Stir together the flour, baking soda, and

salt. Add to the creamed mixture and blend well. Stir in the chocolate chips and nuts.

Drop dough by tspfuls onto a cookie sheet, about 2″ apart.

Bake for 10 minutes. Let the cookies cool on the cookie sheet for a minute or two then transfer to wire racks to finish cooling.

Something Special to do:  Think old-fashioned today and get out some green and red construction paper and scissors and glue!!….Why? cause remember those old-fashioned paper chains you made when you were a kid? Well…..I think you get the picture! That’s right, cut some strips of paper and start connecting and gluing. Of course if you have kids, you wont feel foolish at all, but if you don’t… then try it and see if it doesn’t make you feel younger and maybe even relieve a little stress, cause you will probably start laughing about it. Then, you got it!!… hang them chains on the tree, or over a doorway or all over your house if you like. Make a fun time out of it and get some old pictures out and just reminisce! But relax and have fun!!

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