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December 2016 Archives

Love, Actually   Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson   It is only fitting that during this season of light, we should encounter angels among us. Pat Hoogheem is my angel.   On Monday, despite a long list of Christmas things to be […]

Don’t Put Scratchy Toilet Paper in the Guest Bathroom   Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson   First impressions make all the difference.   Over the past twenty years, I’ve lived in Baku, Azerbaijan, Kiev, Ukraine, in Tahoe, Fort Lauderdale, Whitefish, Evergreen and […]

When our need to experience love is greater than our ability to trust that we are loved   During confession one morning, Father Joe suggested I work on two things: First, that I need to trust God. Second, I need […]

I used to believe that I would find happiness in isolation. All I wanted was to be alone. I pictured myself living in a little cabin in the mountains far away from anyone else. All of that changed when I […]

Seeking Peace in the Whirlwind of Christmas Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson How did you manage the crowds on Black Friday? Did you finish your shopping on Cyber Monday? Is your tree up and decorated? Are the outdoor lights trimming the house? […]