Boxing Day and Tradition
There isn’t any consensus about the origins of the secular holiday that occurs on December 26th. As far back as the Middle Ages, people have been concerned about caring for the poor and the practice then was to place an Alms box inside the church to collect donations for them. Some believe that the name Boxing Day was tied to the idea of the Alms box.Christmas: Miracles
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the word “miracle” as: “an extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs.” We use the word miracle in a number of ways. Sometimes individuals who have been extremely ill suddenly get better without any explanation that can be identified or named.Christmas: How Is It Supposed to Be?
Dr. Jenn Berman is a psychotherapist who has a radio show that I listen to at times. Recently she put a posting on her Facebook page that states: “What screws us up most in life is the picture in our head of how it is supposed to be.”7 Ways to Ease the Melancholy of the Holiday Season
There are a multitude of things to be thankful for at Thanksgiving time but… Is your holiday table short a few chairs this year? Why is the happiest time of year also the most melancholy?Sometimes You Just Have to Face Facts: You Just Need More Cash!
The fact is another year is coming to a close, the festive season will soon be upon us with all the trimmings and fun of Christmas: the tinsel, the lights, the excited children and general making merry. But are there undertones of fear, which will spoil the festive season? The expenses you will be paying back on your card most of the next twelve months…