Advent: Light in the World
Advent light in the darkness

The days are getting shorter. Time seems to be moving quickly. The holiday season is upon us. Amidst the shortening days and darkness we start lighting candles and displaying lights. For Christians, we light advent candles, one per Sunday in advent. In anticipation of the coming of Jesus at Christmas. [...]read more

Traditional Holiday Stuffed Turkey Dinner

Thanksgiving. I love thanksgiving. The practice of being grateful for my life is so helpful. This week I saw one of my kids speak in front of a room full of people. I was filled with gratitude. We had a spectacularly, warm fall November weekend. It was easy to be [...]read more

What I Really Want
Elise Rittler Therapy

Most Sunday afternoons, I don’t think “I should go for a hike.” In fact, I would rarely think that on any day. It’s not in my normal pattern to go hiking anywhere. On a typical Sunday afternoon I often think of two things: rest or productivity. My desire for downtime [...]read more

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