Peace: Trading Lunches and Trading Hearts
Peace: Trading Lunches and Trading Hearts

Peace: Trading Lunches and Trading Hearts

When my girls were little, I packed healthy school lunches. The other day, my daughter Kate reminded me no one ever wanted to trade lunches with her. A turkey sandwich, fruit, or yogurt wasn’t appealing. Kids wanted chips, Twinkies, and Little Debbie’s. Whenever we trade, we expect to get something better. Kate’s friends didn’t realize her...

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It’s Still Christmas
It’s Still Christmas

It’s Still Christmas

We’ve unwrapped presents, devoured Christmas cookies, licked the last candy cane, and attended holiday parties. Emails advertising post-Christmas sales came to our inbox on December 25 and on December 26, we may wait in return lines at stores or check ads for post-Christmas sales.    On January...

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Are You Looking for Change?
Are You Looking for Change?

Are You Looking for Change?

During a New Year’s Day supper, the conversation moved to resolutions. My friend said she never makes resolutions. “Well, this year I made a goal. Ten pounds. I want to lose ten pounds.” Another chimed in and said she has a hard time keeping her resolutions and is a member of the “resolution drop out club”.  She’s not alone. Eighty...

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The Treasure of Remembering

The Treasure of Remembering

I thought I would take a break this week, but a Facebook post—the image below, prompted many comments, so I wanted to share that here.  I also received word of three deaths within the past two months and know my friends are grieving.  While Christmas is a time for celebration, singing, parties, and gift exchanges, many with loss do...

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The Treasure of Christmas Baking

The Treasure of Christmas Baking

Christmas treasures. One, for me, is listening to a recording or watching a performance of Handel’s Messiah during December.  At the other end of the continuum is watching the wonder and excitement of children as they smile at the sight of decorations and lights. And one of my traditional treasures is Christmas baking. I shared a story about...

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Christmas Living

Christmas Living

The scene at the home of Lazarus, Mary, and Martha wasn’t a holiday party or Christmas dinner, but describes what happens in many homes during the holiday season.  In Luke 10: 38-41, we read Martha was busy preparing dinner and fussing in the kitchen. I’m sure she looked at her “To Do” list, checked the bread in the oven, determined what time...

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“You have made known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.”

Psalm 16:11 (NIV)

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