Category: Holidays

Love Under Attack

One of my favorite aspects of our winter holidays is how they serve as a reminder of what’s truly important in life. And now, even as many of us settle back into our usual routines, I am rejuvenated, prepared for hard work in the New Year, bolstered by my precious time with loved ones. This spiritual …

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What Centers You?

Last Saturday afternoon I needed to run a minor errand at a nearby shopping center. My old belt was falling apart and I needed to pick up a new one. What in the world was I thinking? As we got closer, traffic slowed to a hobble. The parking lot was packed. Once in the store …

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On Gratitude

I have always loved Thanksgiving best of all major holidays. Perhaps it has even become the most religious of our holidays. By “most religious” I mean that Thanksgiving retains more of a fundamental religious message than the holidays most of us observe. All religious traditions recognize gratitude as central to religious experience. When I allow …

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