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In Others’ Words: Honouring Christmas

In Others’ Words: Honouring Christmas

  “I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” – from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens *1812-1870), English writer   December starts tomorrow — and with it, so does my month-long break from social media. Last year was the first time I took an entire month off from blogging and tweeting and Facebook-ing. And I’ll tell you this: I savo... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Chasing the Dream

In Others’ Words: Chasing the Dream

It’s the middle of November, which means I’m thinking of Thanksgiving … and then Christmas … and then the New Year is is fast approaching. Are you feeling breathless yet? This is the time of year I often look forward and backward at the same time. I consider what I wanted to accomplish during the past year — did my dreams come true? — even as new dreams lure me ... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Taking Christmas a Little at a Time

In Others’ Words: Taking Christmas a Little at a Time

Christmas can get awfully crowded — filled up to overflowing by a busy schedule. Things to do. People to see. Presents to buy and wrap. Cards to address and mail — or maybe design online and email. Traditions to be kept or begun. And somewhere in the midst of all the doing, we want to remember the reason for the season . . . the “why” of it all . . . the “who” w... Read More »