In Quietness and Rest You Will Find Refreshing in 2023

The New Year usually starts off with a bang and the busyness doesn’t seem to want to slow down. Yet in the stillness of the winter months this can be a good time to slow down and perhaps hibernate a bit. What do I mean by hibernate? Bears and other critters store up in certainContinue reading “In Quietness and Rest You Will Find Refreshing in 2023”

THE GHOST of CHRISTMAS

The story of Christmas appears to get camouflaged by all the fanfare and the trappings such as Santa Claus, Christmas trees, gifts and commercialism. Oh, but, there are so many good movies just to name a few such as ‘The Miracle on 34th Street’. The Ghost of Christmas is not Ebenezer Scrooge or some fairyContinue reading “THE GHOST of CHRISTMAS”

The Mystery of Christmas 🎄

The Mystery of Christmas 🎄 The Christmas season is a time of year where love is more evident, people become more generous and help the less fortunate in need. A season where people are in a giving spirit and respond not necessarily with just money or gifts. Most of us wish this attitude could spreadContinue reading “The Mystery of Christmas 🎄”

It is more blessed to give than receive!

It’s that time of year when the pressure of guilt draws near with unrealistic or high expectations when it comes to giving gifts or who is on the list and who is not. Commercialism seems to sap the joy of the season right out of us as we are inundated with “the most wonderful timeContinue reading “It is more blessed to give than receive!”

What Keeps Us from Making Wise Decisions

We continue to live in a culture that screams to us for instant gratification or we get tempted to be impulsive. There are ‘no magic formulas’! Too often when a major crisis hits us we get tempted or tested to do something stupid or irrational.For example, the last auto payment is paid and we thinkContinue reading “What Keeps Us from Making Wise Decisions”