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The essence of Christmas

Christmas is best enjoyed when it isn’t centered on decorations, presents, or festivities, but on My …  »

Take a Lesson from Children

Many adults have looked at a child blissfully enjoying playtime, and have, for a moment, wished they …  »

Abundant health 

The human body is a very versatile, adaptable, durable, intricate, and highly developed creation, ma …  »

Imperfect and blessed

Don’t allow yourself to feel sad or discouraged about your imperfections, because you will never be …  »

Our Jesus 

My wife has a fondness for miniature nativities, or manger scenes, as they are sometimes called. Twenty-five years ago she made small nativity figurin …  »

A life changed

One day I noticed that my dentist friend, Dr. Rina, was looking a bit sad.  We often meet for coffee, but today Rina wasn’t her usual bubbly self. I a …  »

Once upon a Christmas 

Christmas was God’s big splash, the greatest miracle ever—His love in the form of His only Son, Jesu …  »

Imagine a better Christmas

Ebenezer Scrooge and the Grinch—have you ever sympathized with them as the Christmas season approach …  »

A meditative pause

December is by far my busiest month of the year. The days are filled with organizing events, recycli …  »

My Sophomore Christmas

On the Christmas Eve of my sophomore year in college, I was trying, and failing miserably, to feel “ …  »