Tag Archives: Christmas

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

Posted in Christmas, Christmas Excerpts - 2018 Book, Faith, Family, and Culture, Forgiveness, Insights, Right Side Up, Wake Up Calls | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Christmas, Christmas Excerpts - 2018 Book, Devotional, Faith, Family, and Culture, Forgiveness, Humor Turned to Insight, Insights, Right Side Up, Series Topics | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Christmas, Faith, Family, and Culture, Forgiveness, Holidays, Insights | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Christmas ~ Beyond the Manger Scenes

Another Christmas morning will dawn on us in a few days, and in a culture filled with superficial, anemic, transient, and mostly fictional hoopla, our hope and prayer for our readers is that your Christmas experience is deeper and richer … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Devotional, Faith, Family, and Culture, Forgiveness, Insights, Right Side Up | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

“And His Name Shall Be Called Wonderful”

There’s no shortage of evidence depicting our reluctance, and sometimes outright refusal, to acquiesce to the notion of impossibility. In the absence of even the slightest support, something inside us wants to step up and challenge the claim that a … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Devotional, Faith, Family, and Culture, Holidays, Insights | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Blow-Ups … Impressive Maybe — ‘Til You Unplug ‘Em

It may be said of virtually any bizarre aspect of our increasingly confusing approach to Christmas, “There’s a blow-up for that.” Those inflated outdoor decorations have become another ubiquitous addition to the brightly lit American landscape heralding the arrival of … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Faith, Family, and Culture, Holidays, Insights, Right Side Up | Tagged , , ,