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Ho Ho Hope!
I have always felt there are two types of Christians during the holidays. One group stays inside their snow globes protected, they think, from the materialism and chaos. The other group is out in the chaos bringing the real reason for Christmas to as many as they can. One group is guarded, protective, and the other embraces the opportunities to share.
Author: Linda Soller | Dec 09, 2019

Lost in the Holidays
Thanksgiving has come and gone, along with the long weekend many of us enjoy. For most the frenzy of Christmas shopping is in full tilt. So, what do you remember about last week? Really, if you had to list only three things about last week what would you list?
Author: Linda Soller | Dec 02, 2019

The Science of Thanksgiving
I am pretty sure it’s a scientific fact that saying thank you is contagious. Not sure where I learned that “fact”, but it sounds right to me. You say thank you to the person who holds the door for you and the next time someone does the same for them they say thank you and so on. Something that gets passed from human to human is often called contagious, so saying thank you must be contagious. Just agree, there is no need to over think this!
Author: Linda Soller | Nov 25, 2019

When Gratitude Looks like Generosity
We all have so much to be grateful for. We stood at the mall door waiting for someone to let us in. A lovely lady unlocked the door right at ten. I said it must be nice to start your day with people excited and waiting to see you. She said,
Author: Linda Soller | Nov 18, 2019

Democracy in Action
On this Veteran’s Day I want to tell you about my observation of democracy in action. It was election day. I walked in the chilly morning to vote for a variety of positions. I was certain of how to vote on some, and not so certain on others. As I approached the school, I was greeted with smiles and sample ballots. Then I met her.
Author: Linda Soller | Nov 11, 2019

It Felt like Judging
It was a simple request that I make most weeks. “Excuse me, could you please hand me a can of the Organic Tomato Sauce no salt added from the top shelf?” What can I say, I’m short? The stranger replied, “Certainly.”
Author: Linda Soller | Nov 04, 2019