Hindsight. If we had it, would we choose to change the decisions we’ve made? Wrong decisions can be devastating, but from them we learn how to respond differently in the future. We can learn ...

Who has not had a child run playfully through the house and crash into something, leaving it broken on the floor? Yet, no matter how much effort is put into reassembling that broken vase or lamp, no ...
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How big can you wish for Christmas? How about traveling across the globe, a last-minute surprise, and all right at Christmas? Logistically, it sounds impossible, but it was a Christmas wish come ...

―  Also find us at www.MyChurchNotes.com  ― We know the manger scene by heart. Baby Jesus snuggles in a straw-filled manger, and on either side hover Mary and Joseph, looking ...

The movies portray happy Christmas scenes. Snow falls, children make snow angels, and we sing carols around the fire. Advertisers want us to picture the joy their products will provide when given ...

We love to unpack Christmas sometime during fall. Traditionally, we mark Thanksgiving as the day to break out our decorations. The more excited we are, the earlier we string the lights on our ...

One of five sisters, Kathy Levine likes to tell this Christmas story about their mother’s manger scene. It wasn’t much, just rough wood fashioned into a simple manger. What made it special was ...

The Season rolls around once a year. We know it’s coming when the turkey legs of Thanksgiving are bared to bone and tummies are stuffed with more treats than are good for us. It’s a season of ...

A dancing tree? You bet, you’ve seen them. Pop in the batteries, and the tree sways and jiggles, usually to a musical tune, and often with flashing lights. Fun but sometimes irritating, and ...

What’s lost can be found, we’re told. Hope. Love. Trust. But what about things that are irreplaceable? A lost loved one, a treasured photo, mementos lost in a flood or fire. Dayle Vickory of ...