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December 2009 Archives

Here’s a question for New Years: What is it that makes you really, truly happy?  Being healthy, wealthy or wise?  A lot of folks are talking about happiness these days, and new year’s resolutions to lose weight, and I have […]

Out with the old, in with the new!  Do YOU have a New Year’s Resolution, or need for the New Year? Have you lost weight, or are you enjoying better health?  Do you need to lose weight, feel better, get […]

This week, after Chanukah, between Christmas, during Kwanza, and before the New Year begins, I recommend taking some time to renew and recharge the soul.  We have filled our bodies with great food and drink.  Many of us have filled […]

Don’t know about you, but I’ve made so many HUGE resolutions in the past, only to work on them for awhile, like a week or two, and then they fizzle away.  This time, I’m only going to do really little, […]

Sugar and sugar addiction is a big topic with me, and I know it is with a lot of our readers, too, going by the number of comments we’ve received. Of course, the amounts of food I overate when 400 […]

If you overate yesterday, I have some suggestions. Appreciate: Say thanks to God for your life, and for your family and beloved friends. Have enough: Appreciate what you have, the gifts you gave and ones you received. Be enough:  Know […]

God, this Christmas day, I give You my love.I love you for this life, and this very special day. I love You for the gifts you give me:The gift of life, the miracle of existence. I love You for my […]

The other day, I asked readers to share their “Reason for the Season.” I love the comments that people posted.  I thought that since it’s Christmas time, and Holiday time for many, it was a good time to ask what […]

As a Christian, a follower of Christ, I love the Christmas holiday not only because it is a time of celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, but also that it is a time of hope and transcendence.  If you […]

I’ve been baking some Christmas cookies this morning and afternoon: some butterscotch oatmeal, and whole wheat sugar cookies for decorating. Always baking, especially for holidays, Christmas cookies are a favorite of mine.  It’s just not the holidays without them!  This […]