A New Screwtape Letter About Christmas 2020


The virus is ramping up and businesses are shutting down. People are arguing. Complaining. Fear and dread are in the air. Welcome to Christmas 2020. In light of our current problems, how can anybody feel hopeful this year?  C.S. Lewis once asked a similar question. During WWII, London was bombed regularly. Thousands died or were [...]

A New Screwtape Letter About Christmas 20202021-03-14T09:52:02-05:00

7 Rich Blessings of the Family Dinner Table


My grandmother (Betty Jones) believed that every family—especially hers—should gather around the dinner table together, often. So, she put up homegrown vegetables all summer for our weekly family dinners. If she hadn’t, well, we might have had to settle for mere store-bought produce. She made homemade mayonnaise because the kind in the jar just wouldn’t do. [...]

7 Rich Blessings of the Family Dinner Table2020-09-15T16:52:58-05:00

The Recipe for a Merry Christmas


Years ago, when my great-grandmother May (whom I’m named after) got really tickled, she would laugh so hard she'd lose her top denture. The entire family would erupt into hysterical laughter and those of us who were already laughing would begin to cry and hold our sides. Thankfully, May laughed right along with us! One Christmas, [...]

The Recipe for a Merry Christmas2019-08-01T11:29:42-05:00
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