Monthly Archives: December 2012

It Doesn’t Make Sense…

I’ve been brought to tears several times this past week in light of what will forever be known as “The Newtown Massacre.” What was looking to be a quiet, small-town holiday season for a community in Connecticut is now being … Continue reading

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Consumerism, Love, and Advent

Over fifty-nine billion dollars. According to the National Retail Federation, that’s how much Americans spent on Black Friday this year. With an estimated 247 million shoppers (and who knows how many injuries), this means the average consumer spent over $423 that day … Continue reading

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Preparing for Advent

My wife, Signe (pronounced see-nuh), is a planner. It amazes me how disciplined she is at taking time to thoroughly prepare for things – whether it’s for an upcoming vacation, next week’s social plans, or how many tomatoes to buy … Continue reading

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