Christ, Deep-ish Thoughts, Holidays

Why I Don’t Mind Saying "Happy Holidays"

I know this may make me unpopular with some of my Christian friends, but I really don't mind saying, "Happy Holidays" to people at this time of year. It's not that I want to take Christ out of Christmas. Far from it. But in my opinion, there's nothing about wishing someone a happy holiday that… Continue reading Why I Don’t Mind Saying "Happy Holidays"

Deep-ish Thoughts, Holidays

Trimming the Tree

From the time I got married many years ago, I started collecting Christmas ornaments. The kids picked out a special new ornament every year, and within just a few years we had lots of precious keepsakes for the holidays. And then one year we accidentally put the garbage in the garage and the ornaments on… Continue reading Trimming the Tree

Family, Gratitude, Holidays, Spiritual

Fear Not; I Will Help Thee

Psalms 16:1  Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust.Isaiah 41:13: For I the Lord thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help thee. I'm having a tough day today. There's no sugar-coating it. Serious things are going on, and I don't know how… Continue reading Fear Not; I Will Help Thee