Thankfulness

Thankfulness

I’m sure many people made a list of New Year’s Resolutions. It’s also normal to make a list of Christmas gifts. It’s wise to make a grocery list. However, one list that we don’t hear much about is a “Gratitude List – Things we are thankful...
Forgiveness

Forgiveness

One of my favorite TV openings is from The Dick Van Dyke Show. While looking for a memorable way to open up each show, director Rob Reiner suggested Dick fall over a stool as he entered his living room. After one take, they decided to shoot another scene when he...
God’s Gift of Love

God’s Gift of Love

Every Christmas there is a toy that everyone wants and that creates all sorts of craziness. In 1983 it was the Cabbage Patch Doll! It was my oldest daughter’s first Christmas and I would have given nearly anything to get her one. But none were to be found. There...
Give More at Christmas

Give More at Christmas

What makes a good gift? Is it the amount of money that is spent on the gift? Is it the amount of money saved on the gift? Does a good gift come from certain stores only with certain names on them? Is a good gift one that is completely practical? Is it exactly what was...
Spend Less At Christmas

Spend Less At Christmas

Americans will spend over $850 billion Christmas this year. Every individual citizen is expected to spend $1,000 for Christmas gifts. Yet, according to CNBC, a record high amount of people (11.5%) of Americans, aren’t buying any gifts this season due to economic...