Category Archives: Holidays

But What’s the “Main” Thing?

About this time in alternating years, I tend to feel bright and optimistic as Labor Day approaches. It’s a time for all of us to pause and celebrate the hard-working men and women whose determination and

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That Nothing Be Lost

It’s paradoxical that we’re approaching another celebration of freedom and the birth of our nation while many are sounding like the only freedom that matters is the freedom to 

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Show Us the Father

I love Father’s Day. But not just because of the usual, traditional stuff. Gathering together with family and friends and reminiscing about 

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Memorial Day ~ A Different Perspective

Last week, due to an unexpected extension of my post-surgical time in the hospital, followed by a subsequent re-admission, sadly, we were left with

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Celebrate Mothers ~ Celebrate Life

First, for anyone who may not have realized that tomorrow is Mother’s Day, this is your friendly reminder, and of course, “You’re welcome.” Mother’s Day is upon us, so prepared or not, it’s time to pause and 

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Golgotha ~ Where “Nothing” Becomes Everything

And He [Jesus], bearing His cross, went out to a place called the Place of a Skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha, where they crucified Him, and two others with Him, one on either side, and Jesus in the … Continue reading

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