Archive for Merry Christmas

Roxanne Tellier – Empathy and a God in Our Own Image

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 31, 2017 by segarini

The holiday season is a good time to think about our interactions with other people. We really want to make our loved ones smile, so we’ll do as much as we can to please them. We search out gifts for giving that we think will delight our friends and acquaintances, hoping to strike that balance between spending too much or not enough. And, in the best case scenario, we find it in our hearts and pocketbooks to donate a little to those who have less than we do; some of us will do that because we think it’s right to share what we have with others, while some will do so because donations can be written off on next year’s taxes. Either way – our donations and caring will have some impact on those in need.

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The Annual DBAWIS Holiday Hiatus

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 22, 2017 by segarini

Thank you, Dear Readers for another wonderful year.

We will be back at the end of the first week of January 2018.

All of us here wish you and yours the Merriest of Christmases, the Happiest of New Years, and Hope that the Best is yet to come.

Happy Holidays from the DBAWIS Writers, our families, and our sponsors, and thank you for reading what we write…You are the reason we do this. See you next year,

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Peter’s Holiday Message to You

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , on December 14, 2017 by segarini

Merry Christmas. Happy holidays. Lots of controversy over those…words. My grade 13 English teacher, Mrs Masterson, used to say “Words are cheap.” They convey our thoughts and feelings. We use words to deliver the Molotov Cocktail of anger. We use words to deliver the dozen roses of love. They are vessels, and like any vessel, what they contain is more important than what they themselves are. We are ostensibly celebrating the birth of theĀ PrinceĀ of Peace at this time of year. So let us celebrate. Share your love, compassion and empathy.

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