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Keep Ringing the Doorbell

Keep Ringing the Doorbell

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 5, 2018) How difficult do you find it to have a relationship with someone who isn’t there…or doesn’t appear to be there; isn’t responding back to…

Blessings

Blessings

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 29, 2018) Folks often ask me why I say “bless” so often.  I even have a plaque a friend gave me that says, “Bless”.  I suppose…

Living Lamentators

Living Lamentators

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 22, 2018) Have you heard of the weeping prophet, Jeremiah?  I suppose since I heard back from so many self-described Pollyannas last week, that I should…

Cribs and Coffins

Cribs and Coffins

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 8, 2018) I told someone last week that one of the greatest gifts you can give your children is to make your own funeral arrangements!  Some…

God’s Purpose in Dementia and Melancholia

God’s Purpose in Dementia and Melancholia

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 1, 2018) Mary, Joseph, and the Baby Jesus are all put away.  Even the Santa Clauses, snowmen, silk poinsettias and greenery are stowed ‘til after Thanksgiving…

Gilding the Lily

Gilding the Lily

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 25, 2017) Have you ever heard the phrase, gilding the lily?  It’s a term that comes to my mind often, especially when I’m decorating for Christmas. …

The Newborn King

The Newborn King

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 18, 2017) Have you noticed the characters in Christmas?  We have romanticized the sights and smells, but I think the reality of the scene needs to…

A Thankful Christmas

A Thankful Christmas

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 11, 2017) Have you ever heard of Thankmas?  We have friends who celebrate Christmas at Thanksgiving.  They’re better parents & in-laws than we are.  They get…

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