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A Very Merry Christmas: GAP – Day 352

A Very Merry Christmas: GAP – Day 352

Today’s GAP post is for gratitude. Another year, another Christmas. This was a good one – we have spent a lot of time together as a family, attended a great Christmas Eve service, and had a generous visit from Santa. All in all, I’d say we are blessed and I am grateful for another holiday with … Continue reading

Ghosts of Christmas Past: GAP – Day 351

Today’s GAP post is for gratitude. While wrapping presents this morning, I began to recall Christmas past memories. I have mixed feelings about Christmas. Some parts I like, and others I could do without; but all in all, it holds good memories in my heart. Sometimes those Christmas memories are like seeing ghosts – so many people … Continue reading

What do you value? GAP – Day 345

What do you value? GAP – Day 345

Today’s GAP post is for gratitude. ‘Tis the season to dream and wish about all that could be. The days leading up to Christmas are filled with “All I really want is…” and “wouldn’t it be great if…” conversations. Especially with children, it’s a great time to discuss what we really value. We are very fortunate, as we can afford … Continue reading

Pull it together, dude: GAP – Day 338

Pull it together, dude: GAP – Day 338

Today’s GAP post is for attitude. We had the day planned out – we would get up early and take Paige to the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. It’s what she wanted for her birthday a couple of weeks ago. However, one of us was cranky this morning. And, it wasn’t Paige. It’s been an emotional and … Continue reading