Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Wednesday’s Word: Thankful If? Thankful When?

When nothing seems to go your way, when problems stand in the way of your dreams and goals, can we still be thankful? When the world seems shaken by evil, confused by poor judgment, and too blind to know the right … Continue reading

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Sonja’s 2014 Top Ten Thanksgiving Blessings

10. You, my faithful blog subscribers and friendly blog visitors! Thank you for your encouragement and insights. I love the fact that a few clicks on the mouse or taps on a screen can make the world a much smaller … Continue reading

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“Happy, Um, Holiday of the Decorated Trees?”

It doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, does it? Someone recently said that this is what our school district was calling a certain upcoming holiday. They were joking, I think, but it’s getting so hard to tell these days, isn’t it? … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thank you so much for taking the time over the past few months to read this blog, sending encouraging comments, and keeping me company along the way to getting my first novel published. I don’t know what I ever did … Continue reading

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A Transitive Verb: It Could Change Your Life

It felt like an act of rebellion, teaching my young daughter to “borrow and carry” when doing her math. A number of years ago now, her elementary school emphasized learning to do math with “numbers, words, and pictures,” but for … Continue reading

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No Do-overs!

As a class walked behind their teacher into the building at the end of recess, a couple of kids in line pulled frantically at my coat. “Our friend is hiding behind that post,” they said, pointing. “She’s crying.” The child … Continue reading

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