It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…?

As Thanksgiving fades in the rearview mirror, so many concerns have popped up about the coming of Christmas. One friend felt crushed beneath the financial burden of everyone she was “supposed” to give gifts to. Another woman wrung her hands with anxiety as she dreaded her turn to host the entire family get together, consisting […]

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The Intent of Advent

Every year around this time, my mom would dig out a calendar and hang it on the wall.  She used the same one, year after year.  It was made of green cloth, and the top half was covered in some sort of colorful Christmas-themed picture. Yet, unlike other yearly agendas, this one only charted the […]

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