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What Gifts Do You Give?

Keep in mind that it’s Christmas Eve as I type this…

This morning as I drank my coffee, sitting at the dining room table, I looked into the family room at our Christmas tree and the gifts stacked under it. The idea of gift giving and what kinds of gifts we give began to churn through my barely caffeinated mind. The thoughts expanded to include the time of year, the pending New Year, resolutions people make and more.  Soon I realized I was thinking about the gifts that we should be giving… to others as well as to ourselves. The most interesting thing, I think, is that not a single one of them can be wrapped. Continue reading

Thanksgiving 2015

I saw a post on Facebook and it was a brief look at what the poster was thankful for this year.  It gave me pause. I wondered, “Should I do that?”  It has always seemed silly to me that we only acknowledge what we’re thankful for on a given day in the year. Shouldn’t we be thankful for our blessings (and sometimes our challenges) EVERY day?  Still, okay… it’s Thanksgiving.  So let me think about it and figure out what I’m thankful for. Continue reading