Tag Archives: celebrate

To Celebrate…or Not?

Today is the day America celebrates its founding. I wasn’t going to post anything. But then a Facebook friend announced that, as a follower of Jesus–and therefore as a citizen of no earthly kingdom but rather of God’s kingdom–he steers … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

I had a wonderful mom, and am truly grateful for her.  But I also want to celebrate the beautiful girl who loved me, then without losing a drop somehow magically filled up with love for our first child (every time … Continue reading

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Happy Boss’s Day! (Maybe)

 It’s Boss’s Day!* Yay (maybe)! To borrow an old bit: “I quit because of religious differences.” “Oh, yeah?” “Yeah, my boss thought he was God. And I disagreed.” Good leaders know how to find that delicate balance between leading and listening. If your boss has … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

It’s Dr. Seuss’s birth-ish date, so let us stop and celebrate a man who made us all feel better than a Sneetch’s favorite yakhair sweater. You taught us not to think so small, sir, and made our hearts two sizes … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Have a great time, but remember: Don’t panda to your worst impulses! “I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade.  And then try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.” ~Ron … Continue reading

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