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The Ultimate In Giving

It can be easy to complain about what it is we feel our relationships with others are lacking.  In our work relationships, it might be the essence of genuineness; in our sibling relationships, it might be a sense of openness; in our intimate…

Pull Back the Lens

So my mind continues to reflect on the Christmas Eve service I attended just a couple weeks back.  Following the service I was talking with a friend regarding the sermon.  My friend mentioned it was difficult to take in the sermon, as they…

The Gravy on Top

Thanksgiving is a time for coming together, but for some, it can also be a time of stress. Several of my clients, these past couple weeks, have been asking for tools on how to navigate their upcoming holiday family gatherings.  I suspect all…

The Eve of Giving

Around the sun for another Christmas season.  Falling snow, slippery ice, crunchy salted sidewalks, window sills a glow, Scotch tape strips on the edge of the table, a hot cup of tea… and the lit stained glass of the church windows, the manger…

Christmas Razzamatazz

Have you been swept away in a sea of red and green, topped with a bow?  Do you suddenly feel you have a rapport with Scotch tape?  Are your bells jingling?  More importantly, have you forgotten one of the most crucial gifts for the holidays? …

It’s Homemade!

Over the Thanksgiving holiday I attended the Hop and Shop, Christmas Arts and Craft Event at the Gaw Center for the Arts in Union City. What an immense amount of diverse talent there is in our local area.  I love attending craft events and…

Ready, Set, Mad Dash to Christmas!

After last Christmas, I set an alert in my calendar to ask my family for their Christmas lists this year --in October. My thought was to minimize the rushing I typically feel around the holidays, and the panic of packages being delivered on…