Karen Tarine (National Capital Region, Philippines)
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“Look, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel,” which means, “God is with us.” - Matthew 1:23 (NRSV)
Just 14 days before Christmas, our father died. Christmas for our family will never be the same again. While everyone is celebrating, having reunions, and exchanging gifts, I don’t know how Christmas is going to be joyful for my family and me. As I gaze at the twinkling lights on...
When we are most in need, God is closer than ever.
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