I finished wrapping gifts at 3 am that Christmas morning. image credit:Gerard Gellinger at Pixabay I looked around somewhat in disgust as I realized that I had gone overboard once again... really overboard. There were gifts everywhere. And we only have two little ones. There has to be a better way to celebrate Christmas without … Continue reading Celebrating Jesus at Christmas
Christmastime with littles can be so exciting. It's so much fun to watch them opening gifts with glee. We want to do so much and it's easy to spend too much and buy too many gifts. Yes, sometimes, we go a little overboard with it. That is why we must be careful about the traditions that we are setting into place.
Christmas is fast approaching and if we blink our eyes we will find ourselves enjoying Christmas Day. But all our plans to include Jesus in Christmas will have been thrown out with the wrappings. The way to have success is to plan ahead. My family always razzed at me because I was planning the next … Continue reading The Joy Of Including Jesus In Christmas
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Memories of Granny Hen remind us of her seemingly endless wisdom, of lessons taught and lessons learned. How to be the giver.
"Grieving is a Gift" may not settle well with you. One doesn't realize how much effort grieving takes until life hands you a situation with which you experience grief. Grief and grieving aren't just for death. You can experience grief in the loss of a job, friendship, a move, divorce, a child marrying... the list … Continue reading Grieving is a Gift
In 2008, I had two friends suddenly lose their husbands within a few months of one another. Since we were only in our 40s at the time, this was a real shock and it got me thinking about the reality of life and death. How one moment in time can forever change your life. Both … Continue reading Four Ways to Support Grieving Friends
When you have chronic pain, you lose the life you once had.
have your ever attended a funeral and realized that you really didn't know this person. And now, you wish you had taken the time..
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