Word of wisdom

    n Christianity, the word of wisdom is a spiritual gift listed in 1 Corinthians 12:8. The function that this gift is given varies. Some Christians see in this gift a prophetic-like function. Others see in the word of wisdom a teaching function. This gift is closely related to the gift of the word of knowledge.   Commentators have often placed this…

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How Are Prices Determined In Metal Markets?BY TERENCE BELL

    Metal prices are not only important to manufacturers and end-users but have long been used as a tool for monitoring economic and market conditions. But how do markets determine metal prices? The prices of individual metals, like prices for any commodity, are essentially determined by supply and demand. However, to assume that information on…

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The Elf on the Shelf!

  The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition is a 2005 children’s picture book, written by Carol Aebersold and her daughter Chanda Bell, and illustrated by Coë Steinwart. The book tells a Christmas-themed story, written in rhyme, that explains how Santa Claus knows who is naughty and nice. It describes elves visiting children from Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve, after which…

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Santa Claus’s Reindeer.

  In traditional festive legend, Santa Claus’s reindeer pull a sleigh through the night sky to help Santa Claus deliver gifts to children on Christmas Eve. The commonly cited names of the eight reindeer are Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen. They are based on those used in the 1823 poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas” (commonly called “The…

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12 Fun Christmas Facts,BY ALEXANDRA LIBINA

    Although Christmas is all about traditions, there are plenty of very interesting and sometimes even weird things about this holiday. Do you know why Rudolph the reindeer has a red nose? What people eat for Christmas dinner in Japan? How does Santa stretch the time in order to deliver all the gifts in just one night? We collected the…

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The Night Before Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads. And mamma…

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10th Annual Gingerbread Build-Off

December 8, 2018 900 SMITH ST | HOUSTON, TX 77002 Times: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM Admission: FREE Area of Town: Downtown Free Admission: Yes The Architecture Center Houston (ArCH), the nonprofit arm of the American Institute of Architects Houston chapter, will host the 10th annual Gingerbread Build-Off competition on Saturday, December 8 from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. around the reflecting…

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History

The Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine (also known by similar names) is, according to legend, a rich gold mine hidden in the southwestern United States. The location is generally believed to be in the Superstition Mountains, near Apache Junction, east of Phoenix, Arizona. There have been many stories about how to find the mine, and each year people search for the mine. Some have died on…

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