(Updated January 13, 2019) Backstory In simpler days, people pretty much stayed who they were and where they were. If you were a farmer, you stayed on a farm. An attorney remained in the law. A nurse kept caring for patients. Today, the marvel of available education allows us to decide who and where to […]
Every day is a new adventure. Totally unexpected things can occur that you could never imagine or expect. Someone new is dropped into your life. An opportunity presents itself. You get a new chance to use your God-given gifts and skills. Something you’ve been seeking pops up where you least expect. You get a new understanding that gives you better insights. Every day is such an adventure. Here are some thoughts
An acquaintance was bemoaning that she was starting the new year without a romantic love. She felt sad about it. So we started talking about the love that she DID have, rather than the one she lacked. What a revelation. She found she was surrounded with a love she had not recognized.
One of my favorite rights of Christmas is when the family gets together and remembers Christmases past. We hear from each person; whether you’ve had 8 Christmases to date or 80. There is a willing audience to hear you tell about it.
Will you have to travel over the holidays? I don’t envy you! Between never knowing what the weather will do, and the crowds descending on roads and airports and bus stations, it’s not my favorite way to get into the holiday spirit. But if you are traveling, here are a few tips.
For decades, ornaments have been accumulated for the family Christmas tree. Today, they are out of sync with modern holiday culture. See what happens to the boxes of ornaments displayed in garage or estate sales.