Wander, Linger Savor Christmas

I’ll come right out and say it…this is the hardest time of year to write a blog post about slowing down. I’ve already failed miserably at not “shoulding” on myself. I should send out Christmas cards. I should bake all those cookies. I should have my shopping done. I should have the tree decorated by …

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Savor Autumn

I walked into our local Home Depot yesterday and was immediately accosted by a forest of pre-lit Christmas trees and animated Santa figures.  For a fleeting moment I panicked thinking , "Wow!  I haven't finished (or even started ) my Christmas shopping."  I felt strangely off balance, like I'd been whisked ahead into December.  For …

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Merry Christmas: Peace on Earth

  “I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old familiar carols play, And wild and sweet, Their words repeat, Of peace on earth, good-will towards men.”   Dear friends and family, This Christmas we are acutely aware of the need for “Peace on Earth.” As Americans, we are no longer insular to the tragedy …

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The Gift of Time

It’s a snowy, magical Colorado Christmas around our house this year and we are filled with gratitude for the blessings of family and friends both near and far that enrich our lives.   The tree is lit, the cookies baked, and the shopping is done – well, not exactly. As I try to follow my own …

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