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Holidays

Christmas Giving

Last year we decided to minimize the commercialism of Christmas and  emphasize the birthday of Jesus Christ. We purchased a cow to feed a family in Africa instead of giving gifts to…

What Really Happened to Our Family this Thanksgiving

There is a proverb that says, “The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.”  This year my plans did not happen as I’d envisioned. Only two of our…

Lipstick for Santa

Last Thanksgiving, we’d gone to visit family and were staying with my energetic sister who had planned for us to take our four young children to see Santa. I was…

Thanksgiving: A Season of Thanks

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. Growing up, it was the only time my very small extended family got together. I remember baking pies with Grandma, shopping with my…

My Best Thanksgiving: Finding an Orphan in China

There is a girl who is an artist. An athletic boy. And a girl who just lost both of her parents. They are all 13 years old and they live…

When Christmas Came

Tracey’s kind words about my new book were delightful to read.  Thanks for sharing your thoughts with our friends on MomBlog. Now for the rest of the story! For many…

Christmas Truth

I just got my hands on Barbara’s new book When Christmas Came and I must tell you, I did not want to set it down!  If you are a gal…

When Adult Children Miss Holiday Dinners

Guess who’s coming to Thanksgiving dinner? No one! This coming Thanksgiving will be the first time in many years that my husband and I will sit down to dinner without…

Election Day Thoughts

After nearly two years of enduring endless news of campaigns and election predictions, today is the day we the voters finally make our choice. Since it is now November, I…

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