Month: December 2009

Celebrating Christmas

December 22, 2009 | 2 comments

What does it mean to celebrate Christmas? Is it all about parties, get-togethers, shopping, giving and receiving gifts, cooking, baking, hangovers, and bills to pay afterward? I was struck by a quote from Mary Baker Eddy from her article, “What

Christmas thoughts

December 21, 2009 | 4 comments

I receive many Christmas cards at my office, along with several family updates tucked inside. I value them all. My practice often spurts this time of year because many individuals struggle with feeling the joy of the season despite all the

A Christmas time story

December 18, 2009 | 4 comments

LITTLE PICCOLA Celia Thaxter In the sunny land of France there lived many years ago a sweet little maid named Piccola. Her father had died when she was a baby, and her mother was very poor and had to work

Building for others

December 17, 2009 | 2 comments

THE BRIDGE BUILDER An old man, going a lone highway, Came at the evening cold and gray, To a chasm, vast and deep and wide, Through which was flowing a sullen tide. The old man crossed in the twilight dim-