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jim-defilippi's picture
Dec.21.2011
  A CHRISTMAS FABLE   The old mother and her six children were the poorest of all the families in the village, so they could not afford a Christmas tree.   "Can't we have a tree this year, Momma, please can't we please?" the children would beg.   "No," the mother answered, "but...
d-allen-jenkins's picture
Dec.23.2009
Regardless of our various points of view on political, religious, and social issues, there are certain desires and hopes that transcend our differences and unify all of us as human beings. So with that thought in mind, I extend to all of you my personal blessing of Peace, Harmony, and Well-Being to...
d-allen-jenkins's picture
Dec.21.2009
As I write this, it is about an hour and fifteen minutes from the official arrival of winter. It is the shortest day of the year, which means of course that it is the day with the least amount of daylight. It is also the point of time in the yearly orbit of the earth around the sun when the earth...
barry-eva's picture
Dec.13.2009
Virtual Advent Tour - What is Boxing Day? Few Americans have any idea that there is even such a thing as Boxing Day, let alone why the holiday, which celebrated in places such as Great Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, is a statutory holiday. Despite its name, Boxing Day, has nothing to...