Tag Archives: Holidays

My Word for 2018

I have never been big on New Year’s resolutions. I’ve lived with myself long enough to realize that I’m great at making grandiose plans and terrible at executing them. And if I’m pretty confident that I’m never going to keep a particular resolution, I’d rather not make it in the first place. I have, however, […]

Every Good Gift

Recently when I was talking with my husband, our discussion turned—as conversations usually do during this time of blessings and good cheer—to the topic of preserving joyful generosity in the midst of obligations and expectations. Specifically, the question arose of what—if anything—to get our children for Christmas. Again. My suggestions ranged from the ever-popular lump […]