Tag Archives: Christmas

The “IF” List

The holidays have a way of creating tension when it comes to relationships.  Most couples will experience some conflict this time of year.  Demands on time, money, and patience, combined with unrealistic expectations about what the holidays “should be” – add to the growing stress.  The most important thing a couple can do for their […]

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Contemplating Christmas

Philippians 2:7 (NIV) but made himself nothing,       taking the very nature[b] of a servant,           being made in human likeness.   The Message translates the same verse as follows: Think of yourselves the way Christ Jesus thought of himself. He had equal status with God but didn’t think so much of himself that he […]

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Ho, Ho, Ho

It’s that time of year when the stress of the Christmas Season starts to creep up on us, and it mysteriously pulls joy right out of our brains.  Shopping, cooking, wrapping presents, and family dynamics are enough to turn anyone into a scrooge. We had a super warm winter day recently of 46 degrees. No […]

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Honey, Have I Got A Christmas Present For You!

A dear friend passed on an article in the New York Times where a pastor challenged the husbands and wives in his congregation to a Seven Day Sex Challenge. I say, “Yeah pastor, way to go!” God created sex, why not talk about it in church. Some comments in the New York Times are rather […]

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