When Celebrating Thanksgiving is Hard

Empty Chairs . . . Some years Thanksgiving is harder to celebrate than other years. I love the turkey, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, dressing, and green bean casserole. I embrace the cooler weather, gold and garnet leaves, and the almost naked trees, and I love gathering with family and friends–whoever can come. Yet, there have … Continue reading “When Celebrating Thanksgiving is Hard”

Bite of Bread: A Reading Plan to Fight Depression During Christmas

(The winner of The Jesus I Never Knew is at the end of the post!) Sometimes darkness sneaks inside my spirit. It circles my brain like a cloud of smoke, pours through my thoughts, and settles inside the crevices of my humanity. The darkness threatens my joy. It sucks the energy out of me. And … Continue reading “Bite of Bread: A Reading Plan to Fight Depression During Christmas”

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