The year Dad taught me the deeper meaning of Christmas

Dad wasn’t a big Christmas guy. He thought there was too much emphasis on presents, outraged that people spent more than they could afford on gifts that were broken by day’s end. This story is about a tragedy and how through his actions, Dad taught me the deeper meaning of Christmas.

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A view of ‘Gift of the Magi’ through cataracts

This is remake of a familiar story featuring the fictitious couple, Opal and Henry Wiseman. They are senior citizens excited about spending their 2017 social security raise to make each other happy at Christmas time. But as in the original story their plans take an ironic twist.

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How ‘Away in a Manger’ Ruins the Greatest Story Ever Told

I published this in January 2015 when I first started my blog. I’ve done a little editing and added a photo, but it is essentially the same message, and I haven’t changed my mind about ‘Away in a Manger.’ It’s been a busy Christmas season, and now that I have a little down time I can reflect […]

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