• Encouragement

    Christmas Without the Holly and Jolly

    I froze in my tracks, fearful Mr. or Mrs. Kelsey would see me and know I heard them screaming at one another.  It was 1960 something in my childhood neighborhood.  A week before Christmas, most of the houses sported wreath-trimmed…

  • Encouragement

    Wonderful Counselor

    I sobbed my sad tale of woe, again, to another sympathetic friend.  My ears used to throb from so many hours on the phone in those pre- blue tooth days.  Each time another personal attack launched against Ken or I,…

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    Angels All Around You

    Our family laughed together inside our Honda, parked on the shoulder of a busy highway, excited and freaked out all at the same time.  We had just experienced an angelic encounter in the snow, and on Christmas Day to boot!…