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!”
Five Ways to Turn Sorrow into Joy This Christmas Season
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
A Gift to Get Excited About!
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!