Christmas

A Honduran’s Christmas: Then and Now

Christmas – always bring back memories from my childhood, and one of those fondest memories is my father decorating the house while...

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10 Hopeful Hacks for Beating the Holiday Blues

I am not a fan of beating the blues advice that is patently gratuitous, overdone, or quite obvious. Yes, a walk on the beach sounds...

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The Night Before Christmas 2017

It was the week before Christmas, when all through the house The kids were asleep, but the parents were out. They searched through the...

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve the Latino Way

Christmas is my favorite time of the year. Every year I devote tremendous time and currency (both monetary and emotional) to the planning...

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Magical Thinking

According to Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary,  “Magical thinking is the irrational belief that one can bring about a circumstance or...

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Her Name Was JOY

As she stepped inside my home tonight, I could see she wasn’t in a hurry. Seemed to want to linger a bit. Came to pick up a beautiful...

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How I Uncovered Long Forgotten Meaning in Our Family’s Christmas Traditions

I was 8-years-old when I realized there was no Santa Claus. I’d lost the Snow White watch I’d received for Christmas—the one with the...

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Phenomenal Beauty: Burned and Thriving

I was 9-months-old when my life turned upside down. It was  a couple of days before Christmas when a fire started on the first floor of...

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8 Holiday Hacks for Scrooges

The holidays are upon us!  Hooray!  The snow! The food! The Spirit of Giving! Can you believe that for some people they can be synonymous...

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