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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

Don’t Contaminate Your House

Across the span of the past few decades of my life I’ve heard a great many analogies that compare something to “my house.”  The most common ones have been federal financing (compared to a home budget to make it easier to understand), the nation (discussing illegal immigration) and others like that.  Recently I saw a motivational posting online that made me stop and think about MY MIND as my house.  The post is shared with this entry: When you allow the wrong people in your house, stuff will come up missing like: Joy, Peace, Love, Hope, Faith… (Yes, people steal these things). Continue reading