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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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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, …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More