My faithful companion Patches turned eleven today. But after what happened last Thursday, it’s a miracle he’s alive. Please join me over at Family and Faith Matters to find out why I believe in miracles. I’m sad to report that on December 31, 2014 the Family and Faith Matters blog will be closing up shop. […]
Open for Business!
I’m flapping my wings ‘cuz you’ve got only six weeks and two days left to shop before Christmas! And less than that considering you’ve got delivery time.
I don’t care if you’ve been naughty or nice,
Just make your list and check it twice.
The Premier Collection is meant just for you,
Now send in your order, oh yes, please do!
Did you miss me?
Come on, admit it. I won’t tattle.
Good. Now I can begin.
Today, I’ll present three Christmas cards to round out Tracy Campbell’s Premier Collection. Once you’ve finished gawking, I’ll reveal more about her artistic journey, and then—-.
Hee hee, you have to wait!
Drum roll, puh-leeze!
I present the final three greeting cards.
Christmas is the season to be jolly. A time to spend with family and friends. A time to cut down an evergreen tree and decorate it with glittery tinsel. A time to celebrate the birth of Jesus. A time to exchange gifts. A time for angelic voices to belt out Carols. A time to mail cards. And a time to savour turkey, dressing, and maybe lumpy mashed potatoes.
But for many there’s not much to be jolly about. Christmas can be such a lonely time. Parents and children are estranged, or a loved one has died. I don’t mean to put a damper on Christmas but that’s the reality. The thought of spending Christmas without loved ones by their side, rips open wounds they thought had healed, and reminds them of the pain too great to bear. Continue reading “My Friends at Christmas – Poem” »