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Perfect Christmas? NOT!

I wonder how many people actually experience a perfect Christmas. I suppose it’s possible, but I believe it’s rare. Yet Christmas can be perfectly happy without being perfect—if we are willing to be flexible and allow traditions to bend.  People … Continue reading

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The Death of a Saint

My older sister passed away.  She was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer two months ago. The weeks that followed were stressful and agonizing. Surgery helped a little, but not enough. Her husband and children (and I) took shifts staying with … Continue reading

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