Life Happens

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When life happens, we are often shocked. How did this happen? How did my baby learn to crawl? To walk? To argue? To adult? I know the Amish have to bite their tongues during rumschpringe. Their 16-year-old children can basically do what they want without recourse from their parents, community, or church. Yet, even if […]

The Stress of Planning Holiday Meals

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By now, surely everyone is preparing for the upcoming celebration of the birth of Jesus. I, too, am in the throes of preparing for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Christmas Evening. It’s different in Florida. The lack of any real weather change doesn’t make it feel like Christmas. No snow. No fires in the fireplace. […]