Monthly Archives: December 2015

Christmas Past

Surprisingly, when I think of past Christmas’ one of the one’s that pops into my mind is the one I spent alone in Vietnam. It was 1967 and I was on guard duty on Christmas Eve; four hours on, four … Continue reading

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The Feelings of Christmas

There is a lot of talk this time of year about the meaning of Christmas. But what do we really mean with that statement? We all know it’s supposedly Jesus’ birthday but we mean, I sense, a whole lot more … Continue reading

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Something

It dawned on me recently that I’ve been in a hurry my whole life chasing “something” but to this day didn’t  know what that “something” was. All I know is, I still haven’t got it. I’ve always realized that I’ve … Continue reading

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Tranquility 

Tranquility is not a word we hear used much which, perhaps, explains why we see so little of it. Tranquility is a “quality or state of being tranquil; peacefulness; quiet; serenity.”1 The Amish have a similar concept called gelassenheit and … Continue reading

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