At this time of the year and for the longest time I have prepared a list of New Year’s resolutions. My lists have included the obvious — lose weight, exercise more, get organized, etc. — and many not so obvious such as — write a novel, eat more fruit, and buy a car. Whether one…

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Like millions of other families, our Christmas needed a few adjustments because of Covid. However, what it did for me is make me realize what made the season and the day. It wasn’t the presents, it was the hugs. It wasn’t the big dinner, it was sitting at the table laughing and telling stories. It…

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Christmas Eve used to be a very busy day. I would do all my shopping on the last day with a friend, stopping at many local stores where we would purchase and pick up packages and visit with the owners and other last minute shoppers. We had to finish by four in the afternoon to…

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Advent season means a lot of things. It a season of anticipation culminating on the day Christ came into our lives. It’s a season of giving, generosity, and appreciation. For people of other faiths it also has significance and wonderful meanings. It is truly a season of holidays. But for me and especially this Advent…

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Unless I see the mark of the nails in his hands, and put my finger in the mark of the nails and my hand in his side, I will not believe. —┬áJohn 20:25. When my children were growing up there came a time when each began to doubt the existence of Santa. How did we…

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