How to Handle Life’s Surprises

How to Handle Life’s Surprises

Life is full of surprises! Sometimes the surprises are pleasant – like finding a $20 bill in your walkingpath. Sometimes the surprises are aggravating – like a flat tire. Regardless, surprises are unexpected. No matter how much you plan, you can expect to have...
Peace on Earth?

Peace on Earth?

Are you familiar with John Lennon’s song “Imagine”? In the eyes of the world this is probably the supreme peace song of our generation. Some of the lyrics are… “imagine all the people living life in peace…” How sad and ironic that he should be...
Get the Merry back in your Merry Christmas

Get the Merry back in your Merry Christmas

JOY TO THE WORLD! If there is a single word that describes what Christmas is all about, it’s the little word “joy.” Several of our favorite carols mention it, including “Joy to the world, the Lord is come,” Most people wish each other a “Merry Christmas.”...
The Christmas Gift Money Can’t Buy

The Christmas Gift Money Can’t Buy

Is your Christmas shopping getting too expensive? One of the chief indictments of our Christmas holiday is that it has become a materialistic event instead of a sacred celebration.  I did an internet search on expensive Christmas gifts.  On Amazon you can get 18 carat...
Christmas Light Can Bring Hope

Christmas Light Can Bring Hope

Hope can be the difference between life and death. During World War II, six pilots took off from an aircraft carrier in the North Atlantic to scout some enemy submarines. While they were gone, the captain of the carrier was forced to issue a blackout alarm. The ship...