Glory to God in the highest, and on Earth peace, good will toward men. Luke 2:14

Weekend Coffee Share: That’s What Christmas is All About, Charlie Brown.”

If we were having coffee on this fourth and final Sunday of Advent, in which we celebrate love, we would sip a hot beverage while our choir performs. Traditionally the Advent candles are lit, one each Sunday, commemorating Hope, Peace, and Joy. Today the fourth candle, representing Love, is lit. In the middle of the …

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Weekend Coffee Share: Waiting for Peace during Advent Season

If we were having coffee, I would ask you to sit with me for a moment and chat about our difficulties in waiting. How do you like your coffee or tea? Do you like to wait? I don’t. To me it is time wasted. I usually multi-task while waiting, by reading, doodling, deleting stuff from …

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Perspectives On…Advice to Myself

Present-day you meets 10-years-ago you for coffee. Share with your younger self the most challenging thing, the most rewarding thing, and the most fun thing they have to look forward to. A conversation overheard at Starbucks in mid-November, 2014: Mrs. Terri: "Wow, Miss Terri, it is so great to see you again. I can't believe it …

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Perspectives On…Weight Loss After 50

I have lost SEVEN pounds! Most Americans struggle with their weight--as in too much of it. I have been one of those women who always needed to lose 10-15 pounds. In my younger days, I could eat nothing for two days and lose 5 pounds. Long gone are those days, as if I only had …

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