Monthly Archives: December 2012

JOY

JOY: that’s it. I’ve decided. The word I will choose to concentrate on for 2013 is JOY.I’m going with the simplest definition of joy: delight. (Merriam-Webster) Many years ago I had a poster that said, “Joy is an inside job.” … Continue reading

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Candles

Candles Candles and all they represent have been on my mind. I’ve made several attempts to write a post about them, but it turns out sounding like a poor high school Bing-Bang-Bong essay. (Don’t even ask.) So I decided I’d … Continue reading

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Temptations

Temptations Most of the year I think I have pretty good self-control, but during the holiday season I sort of lose it. Too many temptations. Mince pie Pecan pie Eggnog from McNamara’s, a local dairy Plum pudding with hard sauce … Continue reading

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26 Acts of Kindness

26 Acts of Kindness Certainly the idea of performing acts of kindness is not new. Many years old,  the Hebrew word “mitzvah” means “a worthy deed.” In Ephesians 4:32 we are urged to “Be ye kind, one to another.” The … Continue reading

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Unspeakable

What times are these when a conversation about trees is nearly a crime because it contains so many silences? Brecht   Next Post: Thursday, Dec. 20th

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The Birds’ Christmas Carol

“The Birds’ Christmas Carol” If you are at all sentimental and believe, as I do, that no holiday season is complete with-out at least one good cry (even if it’s over a Hallmark commercial), then I highly recommend that you … Continue reading

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Books

Books In 1980 my daughter and I were in Mexico. We had read everything we brought with us, including each other’s  books. When I looked at  English language paperbacks, the price seemed exorbitant, especially if I had to buy one … Continue reading

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