Your Family, Your Home, Your Spirit

Settling for a Lump of Coal this Christmas?

Candy blogs: Are you enjoying the Christmas spirit yet? Are you loving the music and the snow and the chill in the air and the warmth of friends and family and the JOY of the Lord? Yes? Wonderful! No? What is keeping you from a joy-filled Christmas? Are you grieving? ♥ ... the loss of… Continue reading Settling for a Lump of Coal this Christmas?

Your Spirit

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Candy Blogs: I have Fridays off. Today I went to water aerobics, the dentist, breakfast and the bank. At each place I was greeted cheerfully by name. (granted, the bank teller only knew my name because my account was on her screen) But as I was driving home, I was very aware that my life… Continue reading Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Your Marriage, Your Spirit

Is Your Heart Breaking this Christmas?

I've been enjoying this beautiful season, especially the music and the quiet peace. But this season is painful for some. It isn't all lights and presents and magic. This year is different, isn't it? Our economy has changed things for many. I've been doing my share of grieving for broken marriages and families close to… Continue reading Is Your Heart Breaking this Christmas?