A Different Holiday Greeting for a “Different” Year

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Christmas Eve at Aldi

December 24, 2018. Last minute errands on Christmas Eve are a holiday tradition in our home. Usually the last mad dash to the grocery is quite uneventful. Not so today.

A Meditation on Seeing the Good

This week I had the privilege and honor of representing our faith community, Sandy Spring Friends Meeting, at an interfaith Unity Service of Giving Thanks in Olney, Maryland. The following is the brief meditation I shared on behalf of our Quaker community. I hope you enjoy it and find it uplifting for this holiday season: … Read more

A Father’s Day Reflection

I know. Father’s Day is over…but not until next week. Due to my work and volunteer schedule, I was not able to enjoy brunch with my son yesterday as we had planned, so we are doing it next Sunday. Therefore, I still have time to post this essay. I wrote this essay for specific reason, that is explained below, about 10 years ago. I hope you enjoy it.

The Bells of Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve was a night of mystery in my childhood home. Just as the calm settled in after dinner, we’d hear the bells faintly jingling and we’d rush to the window to catch him at his work. Never once did we see the source of the sound… but we knew he was there.

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