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June 29, 2018

Giving & Receiving

We know it’s better to give than to receive. Sometimes I also find it easier to give than to receive. Allowing others to give, especially when we reluctantly need their…
November 22, 2017

Thank Goodness…

Thank goodness for Thanksgiving. Such a simple holiday. Still relatively untouched by commercialism, whether you call it Friendsgiving, Food & Football, Gobble & Wobble, or Turkey & Toast. By any name,…
February 3, 2017


Getting to know people {I mean, really know them} and letting them know us {again, I mean really} requires finding our way around a few blind spots and any number…
January 6, 2017

Sometimes Simple Works

In a world that’s becoming more and more complex…sometimes simple works. ~ George Irwin So true…especially during “the most wonderful time of the year” that so often leaves us wondering why…
December 9, 2016

The Original Secret Santa

Long before Santa Claus was even a glimmer in the imagination of our American culture, a 4th century Greek bishop captured hearts throughout Asia Minor and Europe with his secret…
November 23, 2016

Gift List

It’s true that we often find what we’re looking for. It’s also true that in this inter-connected world, bad news easily finds its way into our lives without us having…