Monthly Archives: December 2018

How is 2019?

It’s still 2018 where I live (seven hours till midnight), but I can’t wait to find out, so, to all my friends in Asia: How is 2019?!

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I Was an 11 Year Old Reprobate

An Embarrassingly True Story It was my first New Year’s Eve party. Sort of. It would be at least two more years before I was old enough to attend a Real Party. The moment we stepped into Aunt Fran’s suburban shoebox … Continue reading

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What We Will be…

“Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old things have passed away; behold, the new has come into being.” ~2 Corinthians 5:17 “I have come that you may have life, and have it abundantly.” ~John … Continue reading

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Deep in December

“I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” ~Mother Teresa “God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is … Continue reading

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Counting My Blessings

I pride myself in originality. Which is why I’m apologizing up front for the hackneyed title. But, hey, old saws are still around because they still have teeth, right? (See how I put an original spin on that phrase?). But … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

Join us, if you’re not busy doing something “important.” Well, yeah. Sarcastic. But kinda true. Point taken. This explains a lot. If y’all see someone doin’ this…tell ’em they’re hiring at Burger King. Now they tell us! Accidental editorial? Guidelines … Continue reading

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Christmas Alphabet S : Silent Night – The Everly Brothers, Sinead O’ Connor & Low

Originally posted on The Immortal Jukebox:
Almost there. How to prepare? At this Season wisdom is found not in speech but in silence. Stand in Awe. Commune with your own heart. Be Still. Hope and wait. In Silence. Not in…

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