Faith reflections: Being thankful »

by Joy McDonald Coltvet


Kindness is like a garden of blessings and almsgiving endures forever. (Sirach 40:17)

Somewhere along the way, I learned that when you invite guests to your home,

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Practicing gratitude »

On one early morning, a week before Christmas, I was one of four passengers in a van that slipped on the ice, careened and crashed into a guardrail. We were making our way from graduate school at Northwestern University in Illinois back to New York City for winter break.

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Overdoing it for Christmas »

by Angie Buckley

As the first child-grandchild-niece, Christmas was magical. There are pictures of me alone in front of the tree surrounded by gifts well into childhood. A photo of me at age 10

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