An Unfortunate Christmas Tree

For many years, I had a “themed” Christmas tree. Only star shaped ornaments in gold, silver, or white were allowed. The kids first moved in with us at Thanksgiving in 2009 and by the time Christmas came around, there hadn’t been time for them to make any of those homemade ornaments that I knew wouldContinue reading “An Unfortunate Christmas Tree”

Peace is a gift

So far this year, I’ve been exploring the idea of peace, simply because it’s something that I want for my life and my family. Clearly, peace is something that we should all strive for, but I think that in our striving, we often find it unexpectedly. No matter our religious persuasion, and no matter howContinue reading “Peace is a gift”