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Christmas Gift

Although I truly believe that giving at anytime is a good thing, I guess there are certain occasions that are more “giving oriented” than others. Birthdays, Valentines day, anniversaries, graduations, weddings, etc. This time of year the occasion, of course, … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Week of Thanksgiving

Let me say from the very beginning, I don’t need a day or a week to be thankful for what I have. My life is so good, I am thankful every morning when I rise that I have another day … Continue reading

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Can You Teach an Old Goat New Tricks?

Now I know that you all are thinking of the old adage “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” but we are not going to talk about dogs in this post. We are, in fact, going to talk about … Continue reading

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Epiphany – A Moment of Sudden Revelation or Insight

Today is known in the Christian liturgical year as Epiphany.  It is also referred to as the Twelfth Night, signifying the last of the Twelve Days of Christmas, when the lover gives someone “twelve drummers drumming” (what else are drummers … Continue reading

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Fairies and Gnomes and Santa! Oh My!

This is an excerpt from my book “The Wisdom of Childhood.” Throughout the folklore of all cultures of the world, we can find references to creatures of diminutive size who live in some sort of parallel, spiritual world, and are … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light(s)

Each year around this time many people begin to hang outdoor lights on their houses and trees and put all sorts of inflatable and lighted structures on their lawns.  We do the same thing, only without the inflatable and lighted … Continue reading

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Circles

In 1972, Harry Chapin wrote the lyrics to a song entitled “Circle.”  The chorus goes like this: All my life’s a circle, sunrise and sundown. The Moon rolls through the night time, till the daybreak comes around. All my life’s … Continue reading

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