This is my absolute favorite time of year. I love seeing neighborhoods filled with Christmas lights, making homemade hot cider, and taking advantage of the days that I can actually use my fireplace. This time of year, not only brings peace to me, but also a lot of chaos. Family … [Read more...] about “Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown!”
The Memories of December Recently my wife’s mother passed away. We had just celebrated her 100th birthday only three weeks earlier. It was a wonderful celebration of her life. She was content, alert, appreciative, and felt surrounded by the love of her family. All of her … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Turn Sorrow into Joy This Christmas Season
My oldest daughter was at one time a voracious reader. She was never without a book, even taking them on family walks and trusting that she wouldn't run into anything as she walked and read. She had a peculiar habit of starting each book with the LAST chapter before she turned to … [Read more...] about A Gift to Get Excited About!