Extending Compassion over the Holidays

  Christmas is just around the corner, and if you’re like me, you’re probably exhausted. This year, I encourage you treat yourself with care and compassion, and extend that to your children and grandchildren too. Our hopes for the holidays, can be a mixed blessing. They help us plan what’s important to us, but can […]

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Keeping Christ at the Heart of The Season

Hello Everyone, We are now into Advent, the season when we anticipate and celebrate the birth of Christ. You may be familiar with Advent, or it may be new to you. It is a precious time of year that encourages us to be intentional to remember Christ and keep Him at the heart of this […]

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Mixed Feelings Around the Holidays

Happy Holidays??? Hello! The Holidays are just around the corner, and it’s normal to have mixed feelings about this time of year. For some of us, this time of year is a blessing, full of anticipation and positive feelings. For others, it is a painful time. This is especially true if you’ve been through a […]

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When Christmas is a Mixed Bag

A couple of weeks ago I couldn’t imagine writing this blog post But here I am…so I thought I’d keep it real. The last two weeks have been mixed – to say the least. Dec 1- 4  We went to So Cal to visit my 93 year-old father who has lung cancer, and my husband’s […]

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Each Day is a Gift!

Each Day is a Gift! www.kimfredrickson.com

Yes, Each Day is a Gift! It’s been two weeks since Thanksgiving, and I am grateful that I am still in the land of the living this Holiday season, and what a blessing each day and each breath is. Of course, keeping it real…I wish I didn’t have pulmonary fibrosis, and I wish I wasn’t […]

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Healthy Holiday Expectations

Healthy Holiday Expectations kimfredrickson.com

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so I wanted to share some helpful holiday expectations with you today. Just so you know, it is normal to have a mixture of feelings as the Holidays approach. We all know the positives – Yummy food, meaningful religious celebrations, decorations, beauty of the lights, special moments with family and friends, […]

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Yikes, The Holidays are Coming!

  It’s November, and it is not unusual to feel, “Yikes, the Holidays are Coming!” If you’re feeling this, you’re normal. Me too! It makes so much sense to be nervous. While the Holidays are wonderful, full of promise and hope for many, they also carry extra work, pressure, expectations, and even mixed feelings. It […]

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