Category Archives: Holidays

Seizing the Moment ~ or Something Far Better?

It seems as though everywhere we’ve looked for the past few days, we’ve been reminded that we just turned a significant page on our calendars. It’s a natural time to contemplate the future and consider what lies ahead. Where I … Continue reading

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Another Look at Re-Gifting (Christmas Story 3 from the Book Series)

As we come to the end of Christmas week 2019, we’re wrapping up our series of Christmas excerpts from my book, Right Side Up Thinking in an Upside Down World. Producing the book was a challenging, exciting, and rewarding process … Continue reading

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Ambushed at Walmart (Christmas Story 2 from the Book Series)

Continuing on with our Christmas series as announced earlier, we’re sharing with our readers something that’s not only special to us, but that we hope may be a source of blessing and encouragement for you. Through the end of the … Continue reading

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Christmas ~ Same Old Thing (Story 1 from the Book Series)

As announced earlier this week, we’d like to share something with our readers that is not only special to us, but that we hope may be a source of blessing and encouragement for you. Beginning with today’s regular Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Reviving the Original Advent Message

Well, it’s December again, and most churches are looking different by now. Christmas trees have started popping up in sanctuaries, foyers, classrooms, and hallways. Greenery woven into wreaths and strands of garland is being hung inside and out, and multitudes … Continue reading

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Resurrecting Gratitude in a Narcissistic Nation

Sometimes a simple facial expression can be like applying a giant, luminescent highlighter to a simple comment. I saw that illustrated by one of our grandchildren one Halloween evening years ago. For some reason, the start of his own Halloween … Continue reading

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