Jonathan Emerson-Pierce (Ontario, Canada)
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Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, . . . God with us. - Matthew 1:23 (KJV)
Although Christmas is a time of joy for many, it can also be a time of sorrow. Some people experience isolation and loneliness in the face of broken relationships or the painful absence of loved ones who have passed away. Others struggle with the financial demands they feel in this...
Christ understands all that I experience.
Those who feel sad at Christmastime
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