Category Archives: Thanksgiving

Wyatt to the Rescue–A Mother’s Pride, by Judy Robertson

Has your child swelled your heart with pride by being compassionate in some way or rescued one of God’s creatures from certain death? Sometimes our children surprise us with their compassion or some character trait we didn’t know they had. … Continue reading

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Easters of my Childhood . . . by Andrea R Huelsenbeck  

From the time I was five years old until well into my teens, this is how Easter morning went: First of all, find the basket. This usually happened before my parents even woke up. That was pretty easy, since it … Continue reading

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A Valentine Legacy of Forgiveness…by Peggy Levesque

What do you think of as Valentine’s Day approaches? Hearts? Flowers? Love? Yeah, those things come to my mind as well, but mostly I think of…forgiveness. Let me tell you why. My father had a volatile temper. He could swing … Continue reading

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I Resolve . . . by Andrea R Huelsenbeck

Many years ago I gave up on writing New Year’s resolutions. It seemed to me like an exercise in futility—by February I’d forgotten whatever good intentions I had the month before. It also seemed incorrect to call it a New … Continue reading

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The Eight Best Christmas Books Ever . . . by Andrea R Huelsenbeck

One of the traditions in my family is the reading of Christmas books. We put out our special basket of books around December 1 and read them throughout the days leading up to Christmas. For several years the books were … Continue reading

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Just Hold On… by Carol Boley

I have a confession to make. I am not a pretty dancer. You will never find me competing on “Dancing with the Stars.” Heaven knows, people have tried to teach me, but I can’t seem to learn, much less master, … Continue reading

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The Ten Best Christmas CDs Ever . . . by Andrea R Huelsenbeck  

It’s the day after Thanksgiving—let’s put on some Christmas music! For me, music is an essential element of the season. Whether you’re preparing for Christmas by meditating on the miracle of the birth of the Christ, decorating your house, or choosing the … Continue reading

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