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Happy Christmas Weekend!

Enjoy the holiday, but don’t overdo it. Remember, those cookies are killers.

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Home for the Holidays

Our daughter flew home for the holidays yesterday.

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If You Think the Season’s Hard for You…

The holidays are, for some, about present love and past pain. But for others they are the reverse, a time of loneliness and isolation, of only faintly remembered love. I’ve had both, as I’m sure you have. My hope is … Continue reading

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Overlooked

Some of my friends’ birthdays fall on or near Christmas day and so, sadly, they tend to be overlooked. Take my friend Jesus, for example.

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Please Don’t Forgive Me!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
When I say Merry Christmas in public, I’m often rewarded with a two part response: First, the “Oh, you insensitive boob” look; then the “Ah, but your (baby boomer) generation doesn’t know any better” look. Just…

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Speaking the Truth

God is love. Hence, if we do not speak out of love, we do not speak for God. Period. ∴ Not exactly a holiday message. But then again, maybe it is. May you be blessed by knowing, giving and receiving true … Continue reading

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The Holidays are Upon Us!

“Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.” ~Dave Barry “I bought my brother some gift-wrap. I took it … Continue reading

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