The Twelve Sites of Christmas

I may not be your “true love,” but I do have some hope and ho! ho! ho! with cartoons and my favorite Christmas columns. Besides, you really don’t want livestock and leaping lords under your Christmas tree, do you?! I didn’t think so. Have a meaningful Christmas!



Site 1: Ho! Ho! Humor!

A Visit from Jeff Bezos

Christmas cartoons

A Christmas tree called “Shrek”

Top ten politically-correct Christmas—excuse me, holiday—songs

Top ten signs you’ve spent too much money on Christmas presents

Top ten things I do not want for Christmas


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Site 2: Christmas shopping made easy

For young adults

The Why Files
This series of books on sex, death and the supernatural won two national book awards for its honest answers to 2,500 teenagers questions.

For adults

NEW If You’re Not Dead, You’re Not Done (2021)
Seriously, if you woke up this morning, God has a plan and purpose for your day. It’s a fun book with cartoons from renowned cartoonist Jonny Hawkins. Take a sneak peek of its ten characteristics that I believe are essential for being a satisfied, significant, and saintly senior. This book will add years to your life, and life to your years!

NEW Intimacy with Christ: Classic Devotions by Brother Lawrence, Francis of Assisi, Teresa of Avila, and More (2021)
The writings of Bernard of Clairvaux, Brother Lawrence, Catherine of Siena, Francis de Sales. Francis of Assisi, Ignatius of Loyola, John of the Cross, Julian of Norwich, Teresa of Avila, and my favorite, Thomas à Kempis modernized in a 60-day devotional book. It’s serves as a sequel to . . .

The Imitation of Christ: Classic Devotions in Today’s Language
Ninety devotions from Thomas à Kempis’ best-selling books, organized by the characteristics of Christ in modern language.

Overcoming Fear and Worry (2019)
Award-winning author, and recovering worrier, James Watkins explores the practical biblical, and behavioral principles for successfully living without worry. With his seasoned experience and signature humor, Watkins shows us that God wants us to draw on His love, peace, and power to break the worry habit.

God, I Don’t Understand: Unanswered Prayer, Unfulfilled Promises, and Unpunished Evil (2019)
“This book is for everyone who’s ever questioned God’s goodness, love, or faithfulness. With his trademark wit and wisdom, James Watkins addresses the hard questions, validates our pain, and offers a shoulder to cry on. This book shines a light on the blackest spaces of our lives and finds the hope that hides in the dark.”
Renae Brumbaugh Green, author of Morning Coffee with James.

For writers and speakers

Plus, you’ll find Communicate to Change Lives, Writers on Writing and Writing with Banana Peels (for humor writers).

But wait, there’s more! Click for 20 books! And, no searching for a parking space at the mall! You’re welcome.


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Site 3: The 365 Days of Christmas

Celebrating Christmas all year long

Putting the X back in Xmas


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Site 4: Yes, Virginia, there really was a St. Nick

Top ten reasons Santa on naughty list

The man behind the beard


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Site 5: Is that your feliz answer?

Angels don’t come from Hallmark

Happy Holidays, American Family Association There are at least six holidays during December!

Test your Christmas trivia skills


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Site 6: The Christmas story

The Christmas story in chronological order

God is in control

Mary, did we know? (What was she thinking when the angel announced the outrageous proposition?)

The ten best—and worst—Christmas movies

A Very Twitter Christmas


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Site 7: How Christmas saved a grinch

The shocking true story!


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Site 8: Fruitcake for the soul

Christmas at Macy’s

Christmas at K-Mart


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Site 9: Christmas smells like ****

Not like evergreens, fresh-baked cookies . . .


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10: Merry Christmas quotations

Happy holidays thoughts

(Okay, this photo has nothing to do with quotations, but dogs in Santa hats always bring happy thoughts.)


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Site 11: Looking for “true love”?

No leaping lords can love you like this Lord


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Site 12: Stocking stuffers

Hope in a hand basket

Lamb of God: a ewe-nique perspective on Christ’s birth

“There is no peace on earth, I said”

Wiseman and Wife: a comedy/drama for Christmas

Okay, okay, this page has expanded like Santa’s waistline, but “The 24 Sites of Christmas” would make an already painfully-long song even longer! Have a wonderful year of Christmas!


Photos
Basket of chocolates: Great Arrivals (I need a gift registry!)
Heart ornament: WallpaperFolder
Dogs in Santa hats: Connaissance Spirituelle

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jameswatkins

Author and speaker

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