Monthly Archives: December 2011


If your wish list got too long, would it list on one side? If your wish list was too short would it make you listless? If you list all your wishes, would you be wishful? As the New Year approaches, … Continue reading

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The half-life of goodwill

Christmas comes but once a year, and each year it comes with tidings of comfort and joy. Leading into the holiday season, the English-speaking world is full of the words of many of the well-known carols. “Joy to the world!” … Continue reading

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Christmas: The season finds meaning

The meaning of the season? For many, it is about worship. For many more it’s about celebration–eating, drinking, jolity. For many, many, more, it is about gifts–let’s not fight that reality. For that last group, which is better? Giving? Getting? … Continue reading

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They say it’s Friday

We often say “Thank goodness it’s Friday”, as I’ve written before, and are glad for the beginning of the weekend it signifies. Whatever your language may take Friday to mean–the fifth or sixth day of the week, or to celebrate … Continue reading

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There is more to Tebow than tebowing

I have been fascinated by all the hoopla surrounding Tim Tebow and his exploits in the National Football League (NFL) over the past few weeks, with much focus on his religious displays (affectionately termed ‘tebowing‘). Yesterday, I read one of … Continue reading

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What God means to me

Yesterday evening, I spent time at my young cousin’s house; he is only 16 months old, and really cute with chubby legs :-). During the evening, I felt unwell, and started to develop a fever. My fever got worse and … Continue reading

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Nature is life

Today I went walking with my Dad. I asked where are we going and he said we were going to a place called The Retreat.  It looked like a jungle without the wild animals. I asked him, “Daddy, is nature life?”  … Continue reading

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