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Lately, life seems to involve a lot of boxes. Online shopping purchases are delivered in boxes. Trips to Costco involve goods packed in boxes. Gifts wrapped in holiday paper require just the right box. And a few times, I’ve actually walked into the post office carrying individual items to be shipped off to family members … Read more
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I’m starting to get excited for Christmas.
It might have something to do with the fact that our shopping is finished and our Christmas cards are addressed and sealed and the holiday to-do list has started to shrink instead of grow. Read more
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the importance of reading, especially in light of recent statistics that show the number of book readers is diminishing along with the number of young people who read for fun. I started a … Read more
I feel afraid a lot lately.
Two weeks ago, I heard on the news that a man posing as a police officer pulled a car over at gunpoint near our home. I needed to travel that same route at about the same time just a few days later. Read more
Hard to believe Christmas is just three weeks away, and the only thing I have done to prepare is put up the Christmas tree and a few other decorations. I’ve done no Christmas shopping; I’ve mailed no Christmas cards (though I did finally order them last night); I’ve baked nary a cookie or other delicious Christmas treat. Read more
The purple paraments in the church sanctuary announced the season to all who entered on Sunday. With the last bits of Thanksgiving leftovers still in the fridge ready for our lunch, Advent began, heralding the coming of Jesus … Read more