Being alone during Christmastime is excruciating. I know– I’ve been there. Television shows and commercials bombarded the airwaves with actors whose shiny smiles drove stakes into my heart to remind me that was alone. Very alone. I tried going out in public just to be among other humans– but it made it worse. Every store, … More …And sometimes it’s NOT Merry
“Dad, why are you throwing a party for him?” Dan asked. “I’m the one that’s always here for you. I’m the one who does what you ask. I deserve to make merry with my friends. Why did you kill the fatted calf for him?” “I just came in from working in your fields,” Dan continued, … More Sibling Rivalry at the Merry Party
We accept it as normal. Crazy traffic. Rude drivers. Near accidents. BMW’s cutting you off. I decided to try an experiment. I was in a good mood from some prayer and meditation time so I thought I’d give it a whirl. When I drove into the parking lot at the mall, I had to be … More What’s the opposite of Road Rage?
Wise Men from the East Matthew Chapter 2 2 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the East and … More Wise Men (and women)
Frank Costanza (of Seinfeld fame) was onto something with his celebration of Festivus. I may be the only Christian who hates this time of year. Besides the endless commercialism outside the church, inside the church are endless debates over whether Jesus was actually born on December 25, or if He was born during September during … More I’m ready for my Feats of Strength
I watched several videos of Black Friday madness, where people hurt other people to get to the sale items. They would walk on top of another human to save $30 on a cell phone! This has been getting worse every year it seems, and now the sales even start ON Thanksgiving Day! People are camped … More One more comment on Black Friday