Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Star in the East

One part of the Christmas story that has intrigued scientists for centuries is the mysterious star in the east that the wise men or “Magi” followed, seeking a newborn king to worship.  Matthew does not go into detail concerning the … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Christmas

 I’m sure you’ve enjoyed singing the 12 Days of Christmas, with its imagery of interesting  people and animals.  While most folks consider it a nonsensical sort of song, it has been suggested that it is a secretly coded song of … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Guide

Modern transportation has allowed a greater variety of evergreen species available for use as Christmas trees.  So that you may be an informed consumer, here is a listing of Christmas tree species and their attributes.   Virginia pine:  A popular … Continue reading

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