May the joy of the season bless your home and family as you celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ!
Category Archive: Christmas
As you get into the spirit of Christmas what is it that you see off in a distance?
You may be able to praise God and witness the good and magnificent silence.
As we give our gifts here at Christmas time it is the time to think of giving not receiving,
Yes, it’s a time to receive gift too but give time to the Lord at the same time you are receiving.
With the holidays in gear, it seems everyone is traveling to visit loved ones. For most of us, that means either staying with family or having family stay with us. For me, my in-laws come in from out of town and stay with us for the week of Christmas. Having a big family of our own, my husband and I take extra measures to make sure everyone is comfortable while there are an extra two people around. With kids in the house, it sometimes gets a little hectic, so we try to make sure my husband’s parents are as comfortable as possible. Here are a few of my tips to make sure your guests feel at home.
“THE GOOD SHEPHERD” by Donna B. Comeaux The nocturnal evening was clear, cold, and quiet. Except for tiny specks of twinkling light, nothing else disturbed the patent leathered sky. Bleats filled the air as shepherds made their way to hillsides to begin their watch. Just before darkness consumed the earth, shepherds inspected the herds one …
I’ve been hit in the face with a hockey puck. A basketball bounced off my head a few times in elementary school and broke my glasses at least once. A softball came hurtling at me when I was about 13 or so and slammed into my side. Most people, you know, see balls zooming through …
The Importance of You One of my favorite Christmas Carols is See Amid the Winter’s Snow. The melody is beautiful and the message it conveys, is equally important and awe inspiring – Jesus came to Earth to redeem us from our sins. Finally, the day comes and Mary gives birth to Jesus. She wraps Him …
We have entered the most holy of seasons, a time of anticipation, celebration and recognition of Christ, the promised Messiah. Events and images of past Nativity seasons are stamped in my memory, like pictures on a Christmas card. Perhaps it is the same for you. A few friends will join me to share favorite Christmas …
“Packing a Shoebox” by Heather King Every year, the Operation Christmas Child videos turn me into a tearful mess, just watching children from around the world cheering and dancing because they receive one simple box for Christmas. Maybe inside they find a toothbrush and toothpaste….or a toy car….or some hair clips. That’s enough to …
“Till He appeared and the soul felt its worth.” I love this line from the carol O Holy Night. Our Soul wants to feel of worth, of value. And we all search for that worth. We can rush around life looking for it in status, possessions and prestige, in appearances and position. But inevitably they fail …
Cranberry sauce is traditionally served at Thanksgiving, but when we discovered this recipe on Marie’s blog, Healthy Ideas Place, we just had to share it with our readers! Not only is it a healthy alternative to the canned cranberry sauce that you can buy at the grocery store, it is easy to make and it’s …