Broken Peaces

“My peace mug is broken before I even got to drink out of it!” I thought.

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Christmas Peace

The calendar is full and getting fuller; the bank account is empty and getting emptier. The to-do list lengthens each day, and the radio blares out commercials and “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” and the latest political scandal. The children fight and yell, run around full of manic energy, flop around bored. It is […]

Changing and Unchanging

I sat on the floor, surrounded by tissue paper, slowly unwrapping ornaments. So many ornaments. We don’t have a designer tree and the decorations aren’t placed with geometrical precision. No professional decorator would allow a fun foam penguin that is missing an eye to hang on her tree. At least two of our ornaments are […]