The gift of an unexpected friendship keeps giving

I’ve been thinking a lot about friends lately. My stepdad – the man who raised me since I was 5 years old – died on Thanksgiving Day. Since then I’ve received the most thoughtful sentiments via cards, emails, texts, and even the old-fashioned way – phone calls – from friends old and new. Some made … More The gift of an unexpected friendship keeps giving

Holiday Joy

What do you think of when you hear the word holiday? A big jolly man giving gifts? A baby lying in a manger? A big ham dinner? Family and friends sitting around the fire? Well, for me, I think about joy. Not just the joy of getting gifts, the coming of Christ, eating dinner or seeing … More Holiday Joy