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Posted By: pros7767, 12/25/2019 10:02:58 AM

Preparations are underway in the United States and the nations of Europe to celebrate Christmas as first and foremost a tribute to materialism. These increasingly agnostic and secular societies are choosing to ignore the existence of God as well as disdain for the moral and behavioral guidelines as established by Judea-Christian teachings. They are, as a substitute, placing more and more trust in man. The ultimate consequence for a society that chooses this misguided reliance and the reality of God's outstretched helping hand is embodied in the story of a young boy from the streets of a nameless city in an unknown country.

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I remember reading this article 6 years ago and it is one I believe should be read every Christmas. It is a wonderful story about the Glory of God and the importance of His hand in our lives, but especially one of our favorite authors. Merry Christmas All!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Lawsy0 12/25/2019 10:13:52 AM (No. 271111)
It is a wonderful story; but in his opening paragraph, Mr. McCann lumps most of us in with the unwashed agnostics. In my classroom at school and for the next 12 years I was educated along side a D.P. boy. (A displaced person from central Europe, he though it was Latvia.) I used to ask my dad if we were poor. He'd tell me ''No. We are very rich in the things that matter.''
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Reply 2 - Posted by: dbdiva 12/25/2019 10:21:08 AM (No. 271113)
Thank You God for the gift of Your Son to us and Your salvation plan. Thank You Lord for your willingness to implement that plan to save me. Merry Christmas to all Ldotters! Have a wonderful day. Thank you for posting this story.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: MNluxiegal 12/25/2019 12:27:40 PM (No. 271181)
A blessed Christmas season to all my friends here on FR. May God bless America.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 12/25/2019 10:57:51 PM (No. 271335)
At some point in life we all need to be a little broke, a little hungry and a lot humble in order to be grateful for all we have and all we are. We must fight to keep this country free.
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Preparations are underway in the United States and the nations of Europe to celebrate Christmas as first and foremost a tribute to materialism. These increasingly agnostic and secular societies are choosing to ignore the existence of God as well as disdain for the moral and behavioral guidelines as established by Judea-Christian teachings. They are, as a substitute, placing more and more trust in man. The ultimate consequence for a society that chooses this misguided reliance and the reality of God's outstretched helping hand is embodied in the story of a young boy from the streets of a nameless city in an unknown country.
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