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Here’s to you, 2022

Last year for my column for the New Year, I wrote about the traditions my family and neighbors had while I was growing ...

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All of us can help make the world a better place

If you haven’t heard of the Christmas Truce of 1914, here’s the Spark Notes version. Along the Western ...

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Washington Christmases Past

During this Christmas season, I would like to share some of the Washington Christmas traditions from the early ...

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The greatest gift

As I think about Christmas and all that it means, I realize the gift of God’s love through His ...

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Self-care is okay during the holidays

Holidays are hard under normal circumstances. Among other things, we must contend with the anxiety over wrapping presents, ...

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Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and feel like Christmas, and sound like Christmas especially in my memories of Christmas of ...

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Leaving a positive legacy

George Pérez is a comic book artist who has long been a favorite of mine. It wouldn’t be ...

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A Christmas gift that keeps on giving

One of my favorite Christmas stories is about a young man who wanted a horse for Christmas. He ...

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Advent-the season of expectation and hope

Growing up as a Southern Baptist, I never celebrated Advent. I don’t remember even having an Advent calendar ...

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A homemade Christmas with gifts from the heart

The weekend after Thanksgiving was the unofficial start of the holiday season many decades ago, just like it ...

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