The Gift of Christmas

One of my favorite Christmas stories is The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry published in 1905.  It is a perfect story of gift-giving, sacrifice, and love that two people have for each other.   The story takes place on Christmas Eve, Della Young discovers that she has only $1.87 to buy a presentContinue reading “The Gift of Christmas”

The Measure of Success

Our society places a lot of emphasis on being successful.  We are all trying to be the best spouse, parent, employee, athlete, etc.  The list could go on and on.  Miriam Webster defines success as the degree or measure of succeeding; favorable or desired outcome; and the attainment of wealth, favor, or eminence. “Success isContinue reading “The Measure of Success”