by Don Ingwerson Happy New Year! This to me is a moment full of promise and a time for New Birth and renewal. It’s also a great way to continue embracing the Christmas celebration of Christ Jesus’ birth.
A guest post written by Beate Hathaway from South Pasadena, California With Christmas fast approaching, I’ve always found that my calendar seems to fill up with ever more pressing engagements. Office Christmas parties, Christmas concerts, bake exchanges, gift exchanges, the list goes on and on. Instead of pondering the true meaning of the season, it […]
by Don Ingwerson You kept Thanksgiving from being overshadowed by Black Friday – gratitude and family ties triumphed over excess consumerism. Then you cherished the deeper meaning of Christmas and kept the Christmas spirit alive. Love, peace, and charity became the best gifts to give and receive.
Is there a deeper healing message to the Christmas season beyond the glitter of holiday lights? Anna Bowness-Park in her recent post for the Vancouver Sun reminds us that there is. It’s the season for light. Every December, crowds gather for light-filled Christmas parades; homeowners decorate the outside of their homes with joyful brightness, while inside, […]
by Don Ingwerson “Come home for Christmas!” This was the message that advertising executive Jose Sokoloff ingeniously broadcast to guerrilla fighters in a country that hadn’t known peace for 50 years. As a result, he played a significant part in enticing Colombian guerillas, described by this advertising executive to be “as much prisoners of the […]