Within the past few weeks, I have seen a post on various social media venues. The statement is so relevant to the year end. That was where my initial though process ended up going anyhow. I have no idea about who may be the original author, so I don't know who to credit it to; but it … Continue reading A Look At ‘Last Times’
My fourteen year old niece and I attended Christmas at the Smoky Mountain Opry this week with a group from church. Technically, it was the senior-citizen's group, and though I'm not quite there yet, I totally enjoy hanging out and going places with this awesome group of folks. Over the past twenty-three years I have, at … Continue reading How Do We See the Nativity?
So, this week I am taking a break and throwing a question out to you. What does Christmas look like to you? I'd love to hear about your Christmas traditions. Do they include family, friends, strangers? What is the first Christmas you remember? What is the best or the "not-so-best?" What was your favorite gift received? … Continue reading What Does Christmas Look Like to You?
Winter is trying its best to sneak into our sheltered little valley. Baby, it is definitely cold out there! I suppose, as it is starting to get a little closer to Christmas, that colder temperatures and, yes, even a little snow, will be welcomed; especially Christmas snow and all of the wonder we associate with … Continue reading The Perception of the Heart
Today was the first time in a long time that I just could not get moving. I am fighting an upper respiratory “something” and probably need to go to the doctor. But, thanks to two insurance companies fighting over who "owns" me, I essentially do not have any insurance! So today, I "took a day." … Continue reading The Lights on the Tree, Among Other Things