I do indeed celebrate Christmas, though obviously as a secular holiday. So as the mood takes me, Christmas tree and decorations go up, and I play Christmas albums and movies all the rest.Read More »
On a shopping trip with his wife and kids, a man attempts to defuse a heated situation involving a Christian woman overreacting to an unfortunate shopping clerk's innocent holiday remark. This fictitious story is told in the style of "The Night Before Christmas."Read More »
Churches will be packed the next few days, starting tonight with Longest Night services.Read More »
Life is busy. During the Christmas season, life tends to be WAY too busy. Add to that the reality of what I call Christmas craziness, and some of us might be headed for a nervous breakdown!
More than usual, at Christmas we tend to fill our lives with events, activities and duties that clutter up our hearts and minds.Read More »
‘Tis the season for “Bah Humbug” and “God bless us every one,” especially as the world gathers to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens.Read More »
My husband, Chris, and I decided to have a “real” Christmas tree this year. By “real,” I mean, “fake,” but also I mean, “more real than the three-foot, self-lit, $10 one Chris bought years ago, before we met.” A “nicer fake” tree, if you will.
Chris started the decorating — stringing up LED lights all over the inside of the house. I pulled out the Christmas tree from the garage.Read More »