New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve was first celebrated by the ancient Babylonians 4000 years ago (Redbook, January 2009). This is the day we craft our personal year-in-review; remembering events, milestones, losses, and resolutions made and broken. How has God been at work

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Christmas at the Beach

I’d never traveled to the beach for the Christmas holiday until this year. It was a renewing experience – one I’d like to repeat. By the shore, I focused my energy on family, the season, and nature. A reflection from

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Moravian Christmas

When Advent arrives and candles dress the churches and homes of America, I remember Moravian Christmases. My mind floods with the colorful traditions of beeswax candles, Moravian stars and love feasts, candle teas, fresh greens, carols, and brass instruments. They

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