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Goodbye to 2021

It is hard to believe that another year closes today, and a new one opens tomorrow. 2021 was a year of many challenges, from COVID-19 to Delta and now to Omicron. There have also been other challenges for many people, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas To All

There are only a few days left before Christmas. Christmas is most of all a religious holiday, the celebration of the birthday of Jesus. In the midst of all of the frivolity, it is important to center ourselves and remember … Continue reading

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Is Thanksgiving Disappearing? 

I know this is a losing battle. My favorite holiday, Thanksgiving, has almost disappeared, taken over by the commercialization of Christmas. While this has gradually occurred in years past, the degree to which Christmas has supplanted Thanksgiving this year is … Continue reading

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The Friendly Island

Greetings from Sint Maarten. Mike and I are spending our last couple of days of our two-week vacation here. Assuming a negative Covid test, we will return home tomorrow. We have had a very relaxing time. We have watched the … Continue reading

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Doing More Than Talking

In last week’s post, I mentioned meeting someone recently, a meeting that I believe is divinely inspired. In this post, I will introduce you to Charlie and explain his impact on me. Before doing so, however, I should mention that … Continue reading

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An Angel in My Midst

I went into a laboratory to have blood drawn, never expecting to receive a blessing. I left crying, not from the blood stick, but from the blessing I received from the technician, Tina.

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Those Lazy Days of Summer

Summer is in full swing. The days are longer, allowing us to spend more time outdoors. If we can stand the heat, that is. Raleigh had its hottest day all year on Monday, followed by a “cold front” on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Showers of Blessings

Many of us in the Southeast have had showers for many days, showers of a different kind than blessings. Mike and I received showers of blessings last week when we visited with Dad and Rosie in Hendersonville, NC.

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A Magical Time of the Year!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  You are probably singing the lyrics of that song while you read those words!  Most people would agree that this is a wonderful or even most wonderful time of the year.   There … Continue reading

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Blessed Beyond Compare

The Thanksgiving holiday affords us the opportunity to take stock of our blessings.  We should not need a holiday to remind us of how fortunate many of us are. But this holiday does seem to slow us down between the … Continue reading

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