6 Reasons to be Thankful for our Good, Good Father

Written by: | November 11, 2016

A very sweet book came out last month called Good, Good Father. It’s a children’s book (bet you wouldn’t have guessed that!), and it was inspired by the hit Chris Tomlin song with the same title. When I looked through the book recently, I was struck with gratitude for...
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A Simple Apple Pie Recipe for Fall Gatherings

Written by: | October 21, 2016

I’m sure I’m in good company when I declare that Fall is my absolute favorite season. It touches our senses in the most dramatic of ways. The sight of leaves changing, the feel of cooler temperatures, the sound of rustling leaves, the smells of baking rising from our kitchens,...
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How to Handle Hurt During the Holidays

Written by: | November 18, 2015

I had a dream the other night that I was talking on the phone with my mom. We were having an everyday conversation about nothing in particular. When my alarm went off in the middle of the dream, I hit the snooze button, squeezed my eyes shut, and tried...
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Thankful Family Traditions

Written by: | November 26, 2014

My husband and I have hosted Thanksgiving dinner for our families since the year we got engaged (10 years ag0). It was always a fun day for me, full of work and play. We snacked on olives and appetizers, set the table together, ate a big meal, cleared the...
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An Attitude of Gratitude

Written by: | November 25, 2014

Have you ever been at a birthday party where the birthday child opened a gift and clearly displayed that it wasn’t what they wanted? It causes you to cringe and sink into your chair, especially if it’s your own child. The action (or inaction) of displaying an attitude of...
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