One good reason to like January

Living in a northern climate during January can have some drawbacks.  It’s been very cold this week.  And there’s snow.  And ice.  But here’s why you can really like January: because Christmas is over! I don’t mean all the hustle and bustle and the foods that aren’t healthy and the obligatory gifts ("I have NO…Read more One good reason to like January

Rethinking your Christmas gift list

I’ll admit it: My family creates gift lists for Christmas.  They’re a guideline, not a mandate.  And they serve a useful purpose.  But there’s a problem, maybe two problems with them. The first problem is that they reduce the surprise factor.  I mean, if the gifts you unwrap are the ones you requested, it’s not…Read more Rethinking your Christmas gift list

Can you believe what the President proclaimed?

When the President of the United States speaks, people notice. That can be good or bad, depending on the nature of the President’s comments. Today is a good day to remember one particular presidential proclamation. You need to understand the context of these comments. They’re given during a time when the nation is embroiled in…Read more Can you believe what the President proclaimed?

Who is the God behind your green curtain?

In the classic scene from The Wizard of Oz, the green curtain is pulled back to Toto to reveal that it wasn’t actually a “great and mighty Oz, but something far less powerful and potent.  Sometimes there’s a green curtain that needs to be pulled back to reveal our god.  (link to blog here) In…Read more Who is the God behind your green curtain?