Greg Miller

Reporter, interviewee decide to open Christmas-themed busines

 

Sarah, who worked as a nurse at the local nursing home, loved to sing Christmas carols.

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She work up every morning with a song...a Christmas song… in her heart.

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The Christ-child-in-a-manger-songs. Rudolph-and-Santa songs. Christmas tree-decorating songs. Sweethearts-at-Christmas songs. Christmas wedding songs.

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The local newspaper learned about Sarah’s love of Christmas songs and wanted to publish a story about her. Sarah agreed to meet Sandra, the newspaper’s ace Christmas reporter, to discuss her love of Christmas songs.

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Sandra, who immensely enjoyed Christmas songs, too, eagerly anticipated her interview with Sarah. The women met at a Christmas café, which was open year round.

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Christmas music played softly in the background as Sandra interviewed Sarah. “So why do you enjoy Christmas music so much?,” Sandra asked.

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“Every time I hear a Christmas song, I think about the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ, and how he came into the world to save us from sin,” Sarah replied.

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“When did you begin to develop your love of Christmas songs?,” Sandra asked.

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“Oh, I didn’t develop a love of Christmas music,” Sarah answered. “I was born with the love for it. And when I’m on duty at the nursing home, I can sing Christmas songs to the residents all day long.”

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“I know what you’re talkin’ about!,” Sandra exclaimed. “I believe the Lord instilled a love of Christmas music in me when I was still in my mother’s womb!”

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Sandra continued, “My mom even says that when I kicked her she could hear me humming the tune to ‘Silent Night.’”

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“And my mother tells me that within a few weeks of when I was born, I was crying the tune to the song, “’Away in a Manger,’” Sarah said. “But she says I cried softly, like I was peacefully crying myself to sleep.”

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“Hey, Sarah,” said Sandra, “I have an idea. “Why don’t we team up and open our own Christmas-themed business?”

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“That’s a great idea, Sandra,” said Sarah. “What kind of business do you think we should open?”

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“I’m not sure,” Sandra said. “We probably need to get together a few times and discuss the details. Since we both enjoy Christmas songs so much, one idea might be to incorporate Christmas music into the theme of the business. I do believe we need to make sure the business honors and glorifies the Lord Jesus Christ. After all, He is the reason for the Christmas season!”

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“Actually,” Sarah replied, “He is the reason for every season!”

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“Even winter, spring, summer and fall,” laughed Sandra. “The Lord Jesus Christ created them all!”

To contact the writer of this column about speaking engagements and/or puppet ministry, please email kidcool4jesus@yahoo.com.

 

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Veröffentlicht auf e-Stories.org am 18.12.2011.

 

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