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The Meaning of Christmas

There’s nothing like the Christmas season to force you to face the fact that life is often neither joyful nor triumphant. It raises the question, what is the true meaning of Christmas?

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High Five for Friday 12/12/2014

High Five for Friday! In no particular order, here’s a look back at some of my favorite things from this week for which I am grateful. My rescue kitties from the SPCA are warming up and settling in. My soccer team -- University of Virginia Women -- made … Read More...

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How to have a “Mary Christmas”

This December you can have a Mary Christmas or a Martha Christmas. In a Martha Christmas you are so frantic doing good things that you miss the best gift of all. In a Mary Christmas you recognize what is truly important and find the best gift of … Read More...

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High Five for Friday 12/5/2014

High Five for Friday! In no particular order, here’s a look back at some of my favorite things from this week for which I am grateful. I spoke at the Trinity Presbyterian Church Christmas coffee on "How to have a 'Mary' Christmas'.  In addition to the fun, … Read More...

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The Meaning of Christmas

There’s nothing like the Christmas season to force you to face the fact that life is often neither joyful nor triumphant. It raises the question, what is the true meaning of Christmas? How to Have a "Mary Christmas" Speaker: Krisan Marotta on December 3, … Read More...

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You won’t always be pretty

On the same day I learned that a company called OMG offers "sexy and spiritual Tees for Jesus" promoted on an overtly sexual website by flirty teens, I also discovered that a college student  started the Live31 movement based on his tweet: "I'd rather have a … Read More...

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Nehemiah: Between two worlds

Nehemiah was caught between two worlds. How do you resolve that tension? Nehemiah lived a secure, safe, comfortable, powerful life when we meet him in chapter 1 of the Old Testament book that bears his name.  As cupbearer to King Artaxerxes, the most powerful … Read More...