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Football and Christmas: how Trump is destroying two American traditions.

   Malignant narcissists love to ruin holidays and other events that bring people together. It’s common for a narcissist to ruin Christmas, anniversaries, or birthdays by picking a fight, gaslighting or insulting the guest of honor or the attendees, or … Continue reading

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Please be kind to service workers.

Most of you are probably done with your holiday shopping, but the stores aren’t closed yet.  There are still people doing last minute shopping, and even on Christmas Day, the supermarkets, convenience stores, and many restaurants are open. Just a … Continue reading

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I’m not letting Trump ruin my, er, Christmas.

Just like he did with the NFL by making it all about politics (you’re a traitor and a “very bad person” if you “take a knee” instead  of standing for the anthem), Trump has made Christmas a political issue.  Football … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday (a day late): My Christmas present to myself.

This was originally posted on December 21, 2014, when I’d only been blogging for a little over three months.  So much has happened in three years!   But this is a pleasant little memory, so I may do this again this … Continue reading

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All ready for Christmas!

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The most disappointing Christmas gift I ever received.

Originally posted on January 21, 2016 Christmas, 1966.   For months I’d been begging my parents to buy me the hottest new toy the commercials were telling me I just had to have: a walking, barking dog called Penny the … Continue reading

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10 reasons why Trump’s ‘war on Christmas’ is bogus.

Why am I bringing this up in July? Because HE did. This infuriating article appeared in today’s Huffington Post: Trump Launches the War on Christmas in July Trump has railed on about the non-existent “war on Christmas” for the past … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown!

Here is my favorite Christmas TV special ever. I’ve watched it almost every year since I was a small child. I always felt like I could relate to Charlie Brown–self doubting, a worrywart, a little avoidant–basically an introvert who tries … Continue reading

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The worst toy I ever had.

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
Christmas, 1966.   For months I’d been begging my parents to buy me the hottest new toy the commercials were telling me I just had to have: a walking, barking dog called Penny the…

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Are Christians Being Persecuted During the Christmas Season?

Originally posted on Jesus Without Baggage:
Thanksgiving is behind us and the Christmas season is now officially underway. Do you know any Christians who feel persecuted by others during this season? Here is a simple chart you can share with…

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