MERRY CHRISTMAS 2008
“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. (7)”
Iraqi Christian children light candles at Saint Teriza church after Christmas Day mass in Basra, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008. Christmas Day was this year for the first time declared an official holiday in Iraq. (AP/Nabil al-Jurani)
Iraqis today celebrated Christmas Mass without fear.
An Iraqi Christmas bonfire–
Iraqi Christians gather around a fire during Christmas Eve mass at The Great Virgin Mariam Church in Hamdaniya area, 30 kilometers (19 miles) east of the northern city of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008. (AP Photo)
The Anchoress is spreading Christmas cheer.
HotAir reports that Christmas returns to Bethlehem.
** A local Missouri soldier’s family NEEDS HELP after a fire destroyed their home.
Don’t forget to check out Jules Crittenden’s blog.
He posted a heartwarming story on Santa’s little helpers.
Eat all your food!… The nutjobs on the Left are now complaining that wasted Christmas food is contributing to global warming.