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THE REASON WE CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS

THE REASON WE CELEBRATE:
The Birth of Jesus (Luke 2:1-20 - NIV)

 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register.

 So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them.

 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the an…

iLoVeIt: Musicals

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Christmas-time is the most acceptable time for random singing especially in movies. I like musicals preferably the comedic kind and ♫these are a few of my favorite ones♪.

Wizard of Oz (1939)


An American in Paris (1951)


Singing in the Rain (1952)


Seven Wives for Seven Sons (1954)


Guys and Dolls (1955)



West Side Story (1961)


My Fair Lady (1964)


Mary Poppins (1964)


Sound of Music (1965)


Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)


Little Shop of Horrors (1986)


The Muppets Christmas Carol (1992)


Sister Act (1992)


Sister Act: Back in the Habit (1993)


Rodger and Hammerstein's Cinderella (1997)


Alice in Wonderland (1999)


Annie (1999)


Chicago (2002)


Hairspray (1988 & 2007)




The latest musical to hit the big screen is Les Misérables. I really liked the 1998 version and am looking forward to this new rendition. I really like the song Anne Hathaway sings in the trailer and I love the fact that the songs weren't pre-recorded then lipsynced (that's my pet peeve with newer musicals; all that auto-tune…