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Kathy A. Weckwerth

No Vacancy

No Vacancy

Today is dark and wintry. There is stillness in the air that has enveloped me and as I look out over the farm, the sun is slowly setting. A night like this always makes me remember a journey some thirty years ago. It was a cold, wintry night when all hope seemed lost. That night, […]

The Peace of Christmas

The Peace of Christmas

It never fails.  When I get to the Christmas season, I begin to do some comparison shopping.  No, I don’t mean the kind where I’m looking to see if Target has a better sale than Walmart.  I mean, the kind where I look to see … how is everyone else handling things?  How are my relatives, […]

Loving the Season

Loving the Season

I love the special warm feeling of Christmas. I love Christmas. I love the decorations and the feeling of anticipation and the rush of love that people show to those we hold dear to us. I love that for one day each year people are pretty much kind to each other. I love the carols […]

The Church Doors

The Church Doors

By Kathy A. Weckwerth -As I hastily prepared a toasted english muffin, slathering peanut butter across it and grabbing my cup of coffee, I headed out into the morning wind to make it across the yard to my Wednesday morning Bible study. The little church looked so peaceful as it rested in the grove.  High […]

That Christmas Feeling

That Christmas Feeling

That Christmas Feeling, By Kathy A. Weckwerth It’s that time of year when people are looking for the inevitable Christmas trappings that help them to feel like they are holding onto special Christmas feelings and emotions … the same ones they experienced as a child. As I baked Christmas sugar cookies for the get-together at our […]

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BLM’s Exclusive Interview with Nashville Artist, Mindy Smith

BLM’s Exclusive Interview with Nashville Artist, Mindy Smith

This month’s HIT PICK LIST:  Mindy Smith’s Christmas Music and  BLM’s Exclusive Interview with Mindy!       What’s Playing at My House For Christmas? By Executive Director, Kathy A. Weckwerth   With Christmas right around the corner, I have pulled out my favorite cds, including Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Amy Grant, the Carpenters, […]

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Living In the Busy

Living In the Busy

Living In the Busy By:  Kathy A. Weckwerth I remember that night very well.  I had worked long hours each day and night for 3 consecutive weeks orchestrating drama props, scripts, food, Christmas decorations, music charts, and a team of forty worship members.  I was fighting a cold, I was fighting sleep, and I was […]

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Christmastime~ The Baby

Christmastime~ The Baby

Christmastime~The Baby By:  Kathy A. Weckwerth I can recall every moment of the deliveries of my three girls.  The first two were horrific; the last with Jenessa was quick and easy.  But I know this …  pain is pain and the delivery of any child is one filled with pain, and ends with joy.  As we […]

The Perfect Christmas

The Perfect Christmas

The Christmas preparation began the day after Thanksgiving, here at the Weckwerth farm.  But the preparation for the Christmas Eve service began earlier in November, for Frank Lake Covenant Church in the Grove.  And for days…I worked at making it as perfect as humanly possible.  Warm smells of cinnamon and cloves filled my kitchen, as […]