Category Archives: Celebrations

The Hospitable Introvert…by Linda Carlblom

By nature, I am an introvert. I tend to avoid people and I recharge by having time alone. That doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy people when I’m with them. As a matter of fact, most people would be surprised to … Continue reading

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Easter and Last Suppers by Betty Mason Arthurs

  Easter season is upon us and it’s a time when we Christians celebrate the time Jesus rose from the dead. Throughout the year we also have communion to remember the last supper Jesus had with his twelve disciples before … Continue reading

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Dancing with Jesus . . . by Andrea R Huelsenbeck

My mother passed away in 2004. She suffered from many ailments, including rheumatoid arthritis, virtual blindness, and hypertension. She was in constant pain. Her last 15 years were marked by slow degeneration, as she gradually became less mobile and more … Continue reading

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Our Linen Thanksgiving Journal…by Linda Carlblom

Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday, yes, even beating out Christmas. There’s something to be said for a holiday that hasn’t caved in to commercialism. In our family, it is a time of gathering together to share a feast, but … Continue reading

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The Day I Became a Friend of the King of Tonga…Judy Robertson

The Day I Became a Friend of the King of Tonga Bats! Skinned bats’ wings poked out of hand-woven grass baskets. Their tiny fox-like heads and beady eyes stared at me although they were dead and prepared for cooking. Bats … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Small Stuff…by Linda Carlblom

At my house, we love to celebrate. We celebrate the usual stuff that most families do, like holidays and birthdays. But we also have been known to celebrate small victories like making it through a tough week (or sometimes even … Continue reading

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