A Christmas Prayer for Hurting Hearts

Written by: | December 20, 2017

Pray this Christmas prayer for hurting hearts if you or someone you know is facing loss, depression or grief this holiday season. Christmas is the wonderful time of year when joy abounds and love surrounds. It’s the holiday when hearts are light, families unite, and memory-making wears its finest...
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5 Small Christmas Traditions the Make a BIG Impact

Written by: | December 15, 2017

Do you have any favorite Christmas traditions? Doing some of the same things year after year adds that special sparkle to the fun and excitement!  Besides the tree and the gifts and stringing lights across the front of the house, we have a few small traditions that make a...
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Lasting Christmas Gift Ideas For Boys

Written by: | December 11, 2017

Almost every day for the past couple weeks I hear a new Christmas present request from my kids.  There is so much excitement, and so many possibilities for what might be waiting for them under the tree!  But if you are anything like me, you are not looking forward...
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Meaningful Christmas Gifts for Girls

Written by: | December 8, 2017

Gift giving is my very favorite which is probably why I love this time of year! My youngest child, Sophia is already feverishly writing (and re-writing) her list. Her selections are your typical toys, stuffed animals and craft kits, which is okay, but I also like to add in...
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3 Ways to Connect with Extended Family This Christmas

Written by: | December 4, 2017

I was blessed to grow up with an extended family who gathered regularly. My mom had five siblings and they have continued to gather for holidays, adding children and grandchildren over the years. Our Christmas gatherings have always been particularly epic, with up to 50 of us celebrating together...
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Be Born: A Love Letter From God to His Son

Written by: | November 15, 2017

I don’t know what it looks like where you live, but November first seemed to be a signal for every retail store, website, and media outlet to cue the Christmas takeover! And yes, I’ll admit it: even I turned on some Christmas carols yesterday. But instead of getting whisked...
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5 Ways to Beat the Post-Christmas Blahs

Written by: | December 26, 2016

Well, it’s over.  The stockings are empty and there’s a house full of new toys you don’t know what to do with. The loved ones are gone and the Christmas high went out the door with them.  And what about the little voice that whispers, “You didn’t get what you wanted...
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5 Fun Ways to Share Christmas as a Family

Written by: | December 21, 2016

It’s December and Christmas will be here in no time. Do you have some fun activities planned? You may already have your usual holiday fun-list in mind, or maybe you are looking for something new and fun to try this year! Here are five ways to share the Christmas...
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