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HallowThanksMas

I am not a fan of HallowThanksMas – retailer obsession with rushing us from one holiday to the next and the buy, Buy BUY! messages that rival the shouting of Wall Street stock traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

glass and plastic bottles and boxes, cardboard boxes, other refuse

We choose whether our holidays are about consumption and a hollow ‘thanks much,’ or use the time to renew relationships.

With all of this focus on consumption, it’s easy to turn this time of year into hollow thanks much. Continue reading

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Making Peace on Earth, Goodwill to All

Tomorrow is Christmas, a very holy day for our family. Our lives are filled with the joy of sharing this holiday with family andfriends. We are blessed, but I know

Making Peach on Earth, LifeIsHOTBlog, Brad W. Smith, photographer, Alabaster figures of Joseph, Mary and Jesus

Bringing peace on earth and good will to all.

others are acutely missing those who are not in their lives but should be.

I’m not talking about those who are simply celebrating Christmas someplace else, those who are away in military service, or even those who have died. While we miss those people, there’s a different kind of hole in our hearts for those who have broken their connection to us. Continue reading

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