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The Best Poor Christmas

It isn’t being poor or rich that determines the quality of our giving; it is our determination to honor those we love and celebrate the One we worship. Continue reading

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The First Gifts of Christmas

It was the poorest visitors to the stable who showed us that the first gifts of Christmas were even finer than gold, frankincense and myrrh. Continue reading

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Christmas Miracle-Part Two

A little labor and a lot of love… both the givers and the receivers end up being blessed. Continue reading

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Gifts of Perception

There’s an art to giving… and to receiving. Sometimes the generation gap makes both arts more challenging. Here’s something I learned from my parents and my children… Continue reading

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Matters of the Heart

I remember Valentine’s Days as a kid at Trenton Elementary School back in the middle years of a previous century. Continue reading

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Cider Makin’

In the middle of August, on a Saturday that seems more like September, Randa and I are making apple cider from the windfall apples that we picked up in the three-tree orchard last evening. Continue reading

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Beyond the Bloom

I stand still for a moment, close my eyes and draw in that light perfume. It seems to collect in the middle of my brain, suspending thought and filling me with calm. Continue reading

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Sharing

There are many incredibly gifted people in the world. Some whose gifts have given them more wealth than nations, some whose gifts have brought them fame and acclaim. Continue reading

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