Tag Archives: Holiday

Resolutions

I used to make resolutions every Jan 1.  When I was younger a few of my resolutions were to study harder in school and to do my chores without complaining. As I got older it changed to dieting, keeping my … Continue reading

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It Is Beginning To Look Like Christmas

It is now the day after Thanksgiving here in America so it is now the official start of the Christmas season and to celebrate it I thought it fitting to post to the song by Bing Cosby, It Is Beginning … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday

What is “Giving Tuesday“?  A few weeks ago my denomination, the Presbyterian USA issued a challenge to all of its Synods, Presbyteries and Churches to participate in Giving Tuesday. I had no idea what this was, but the more I … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Traditions

Here I am getting ready for the second holiday season without Tom. In 35 years of marriage we have only missed two wedding anniversaries, two Christmas’s and one Thanksgiving and one New Year. Not bad for a military wife, but … Continue reading

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The Day After Thanksgiving

I dedicate this song to everyone who waits until Thanksgiving to play Christmas music, decorate and start their shopping! You can thank my son for giving me the CD – now I will think of all of you with smiles … Continue reading

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Here Comes Santa Claus

It it is time to start thinking “Christmas”.  Actually I think of Christmas all year-long as I reflect the birth of Jesus.  Then as I start sing Hark the Angels, Joy to the World and other favorite Christmas classics, soon … Continue reading

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Remembering Dad

Father’s Day ~ 2014 Before I was born my father had wanted to name me Patrick,  assuming I would be boy.  Since my brother and sister were already named for his father and closest sister, he wanted to give his … Continue reading

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Easter – Gods Love For Us

Easter is a holiday full of mixed emotion for me. It is a joyous event – Jesus has come to the end of His ministry as He confirms He is the Son of God promising us life with Him and … Continue reading

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Christmas Reflections

Last year I started a new tradition as I celebrated the Advent season.  On the first day of Advent I started a journal listing all the things I have learned through my Advent devotional.  They were things that I already … Continue reading

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The Parakeet

As I read everyone’s posts about Christmas memories I am reminded of my own memories.  The year my sister and I both received exactly the same doll house. The Christmas I received my first ring from my parents.  I still … Continue reading

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