One of the many words that can be used to describe 2020 is insecurity. Since the birth of the virus and its spread throughout the world, whether you lived with a general sense of calm and wellbeing at the beginning of 2020 or barely made it to the beginning of 2020, now at the beginning…

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Some the gifts I received for Christmas are already gone. Even though it has only been a couple of days since Christmas, the box of cookies I received is gone. I also received some candles for Christmas, but they are still around. Every year, some of the gifts you receive at Christmas last longer than…

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The lights on the Christmas Tree are off. Some of you noticed and some of you did not, but either way, it is a problem. The lights on the Christmas Tree have to be turned on. Turning the lights back on should be as simple as pushing the in-line button on the power cord, but…

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This past week, someone shared the following on their social media account. “People ask me: What did you get your husband for Christmas?” Next line, “Me: The ability to not have to worry about anything other than showing up Christmas morning.” The two statements get a chuckle out of most of us have seen this…

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All the Christmas songs tell you to feel good. They tell you to picture scenes of bells jingling, children laughing, peppermint sticks, presents, trees, snow and good cheer. These songs want to put everyone in the same mood. After a year that may have been good or bad, for a scrooge or a saint, the…

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The events of this past year were going to happen whether you knew about them or not. Perhaps you have wondered, “If I had only known what was going to happen this year, then I could have stocked up on toilet paper, hand sanitizer and disinfectant sprays, I could have studied harder so that I…

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Last night we went to the Dallas Zoo Lights. The Dallas Zoo hosts the event each year and allows people to go through the Zoo at night to see Christmas lights. We began planning the event weeks ago. We had family in town for Thanksgiving, and we knew it would be a special treat for…

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I do not know how to say, “Thank you,” anymore. I remember as a kid it was easier because my parents would sit me down with a list of names from Christmas, my birthday, graduation or some other special event, and I would write out thank you cards. Today, it seems more complicated because you’ve…

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When I sit down to watch TV, I like shows that are funny or have something to do with the outdoors. I like to escape into the shows that are funny because they have witty one liners or characters that get themselves into ridiculous situations. I like the outdoors shows because I grew up out…

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I do not know what the future holds. I do not know what is going to happen on this Tuesday evening with the election. I do not know when we will see an end to the virus or restrictions, or when a vaccine might be ready and effective. I do not know what the long-term…

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