At the end of the year, we are told to slow down and smell the roses, to remember what was important to us during the previous twelve months and reflect on those things. What that really means is ...

That’s a baseball term, to “hit something out of the park.” It means that we have total control of our time at bat. We can run the bases without interference. No one can stop us or get in ...

You’re in pain, and you want it to stop. Or your diagnosis is worse. You’ve been told you’ll not recover this time. Your end is on the horizon, and you can feel it bearing down on ...

What good’s a grape? Snacking, for certain. Green or red, they are an outstanding alternative to sweeter treats. Or how about jelly? A good jam or grape infusion can complement your morning ...

A collapsing stock market? Bah! Shrug it off. Global pandemic? Ah, what’s it got to do with me? A shrinking job market? God is my supply, and his resources know no bounds. God says, “I ...

Cheer up? You say, “Did I read that title right? How can I cheer up? Doesn’t God know the terrible things that have happened to me?” Chuck away your pouty face. Kick out your need for a pat ...

Here’s an impossible Christmas Day tale that will blow your socks off. Admittedly, you’ve heard what I’m going to tell you, but that’s even better! How great is an impossible ...

What does Christmas look like to you? A silver tree lighted by a color wheel? A jolly fat man dressed in red? Or a family dinner on Christmas day, passing turkey slathered with gravy, and oh, ...

Got your ears on, good buddy? Those who remember 2-way radios recognize that question. Citizen band, the frequencies we could use in our cars, driving down the highway, while headed to far-flung ...

The Christ, a man or a myth? Clearly, Jesus lived. But was he the Christ, or did people need to believe so badly that they just did, pointing to proof that aligned because they chose to let ...

Anticipation is the name of the game. Christmas is nothing without the adrenaline rush of expectation that comes with the season. Shake that gift box. Does it rattle? How heavy is it? What if I ...

Tunnel vision. It’s when we’re so focused on something, that we can’t see anything else. Imagine making an overnight trip in your car. You drive through the night to reach your destination. ...

Think back to Christmas Past. Yes, like the movie, the one based on Dickens’ book, A Christmas Carol. What are your memories? What comes back to you when you’re setting up your tree each ...