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Fruit Bread

Gifts from home for the holidays

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December 1, 2017

  (NewsUSA) – If it’s truly better to give than to receive, why not give more than gifts from the store this holiday season? Home-baked treats are the perfect way to warm a heart and satisfy a sweet tooth for the people on your “nice” list. “Take a break from the hustle and bustle of… Read More ›

Santa Calling

Yes, Olivia, there is a Santa,

and he’s Calling You (NewsUSA) – Think there’s almost a conspiracy out there to squelch your child’s belief in Santa Claus? Technology can help you fight back. For years the big guy in red has had to contend with aggressive pushback from the PC crowd who apparently wish he’d just pack up his sleigh and… Read More ›

Turkey

Changing traditions in our current world

By Linda Kral Roswell Daily Record ROSWELL — I was watching a program the other day and one of the hosts was reporting “big pop news” that it is becoming an option these days for families to celebrate Thanksgiving on a day other than the “traditional” fourth Thursday in November. Apparently in our current world,… Read More ›

Tom McDonald

Dispatch New Mexico

Thanks to a world that’s ‘wide enough’ By Tom McDonald It’s that time of year, when America gives thanks. It’s my favorite holiday of the year, and for good reason. Not only is it good for my soul to count my many blessings, it is also time for my annual trip to home and hearth…. Read More ›

Mona Peralta Conkle

Are We There Yet?

Recognition of women’s contributions to the past and the present began in 1978 as Women’s History Week in Sonoma County, Calif. The week including March 8, International Women’s Day, was selected. In 1981, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Rep. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) co-sponsored a joint Congressional resolution proclaiming a national Women’s History Week. In 1987,… Read More ›

Empty Cross

Hallelujah! Christ arose!

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit. 1 Peter 3:18 On this Good Friday, it is important to remember: one tragic, ill-advised and cruel event changed everything. Despite all the ways… Read More ›

Born in a stable

Oh Holy Night

Christmas Light

And yet…

Our lives are brightened and emboldened by the birth of Christ not because of who we are, but because of who he is. He was born in a stable, hardly a place to inspire wonder. And yet… we decorate with gold and silver, red and green. Why? Is it to signify the light that came… Read More ›

Syncing Christmas

Okay, this is silly, but really cute. Sure to make you smile… I hope   _______ Image: clipart.com

Snow, snow, snow!

A vintage clip of Rosemary Clooney singing about staying warm and cozy while it snows outside. If only…   ________ Image: clipart.com  

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