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New Day’s Resolution+

Today is a sad day … the day the Christmas lights come down. If it were up to me, I’d...

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Listening to the Menfolk+

The words flowed with ease between my dad and his uncle. They sat on folding chairs on either side of...

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Advent for Ignoramuses+

I could have called this “Advent for Dummies,” but I’m not writing for dummies, and I might be hassled for...

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We Three Beings of Disorient Are+

In mid-October, my mom, my sister and I boarded a red-eye flight, headed for a five-day adventure in Manhattan. We...

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Saying No to the Nuisance of Christmas+

There are three things that go by the name “Christmas,” said C.S. Lewis,  in the essay “What Christmas Means to...

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What I’m Giving Myself for Christmas+

This Christmas, before I even started planning what to give my family and friends, I decided to give myself three...

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8 Ways to Be More Human This Season+

And so it begins … the mad rush of Christmas shopping. The rounds of gatherings with family and friends and...

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Tapping into a more satisfying life+

We had unseasonably warm weather here in the Great White North throughout November, until the last weekend of the month,...

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Applying fresh paint to Christmas+

This is the time of year we celebrate something quite remarkable. A small child was born in a small town;...

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How to receive a good gift+

For as long as I can remember I’ve been the girl who needs to catch a ride. When I first...

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