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Joy and peace to you

What? Joy and peace in the midst of the corona virus turmoil? How is that possible? While we are under attack from all sides by the attempts of various factions to use this crisis for their own ends, it is … Continue reading

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Christmas is a time to love

One of my favorite Sunday school Christmas songs has such a powerful message, one especially apt for today’s current climate of hostility and easy offense. Perhaps if we all kept this little ditty in the forefront of our minds, we … Continue reading

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Christmas Ceasefire

There have been many stories, movies, and historical reports of both sanctioned and spontaneous Christmas truces over the years. These stories often give us a warm feeling to learn how soldiers involved in bloody conflict set down their arms for … Continue reading

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Be still and know…

This week I retired¬† from my job with the Department of Education to devote myself to my family and my writing. Suddenly, I am free to set my own priorities and schedules without the rigid demands of a full-time job.¬† … Continue reading

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Contentment vs. Complacency

When folks greet me with a casual, “How are you today?” My frequent response is a lighthearted, “Just fine, all things considered.” This sometimes gets a chuckle, but my quip holds a world of truth for me. You might even … Continue reading

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