Santa is a struggle at our house. We don't teach our children about the commercialized Santa Clause. However, in the world we live in, Santa is everywhere. So we need to talk about him. The day after Christmas, we were talking about the North Pole, and Charlie told me that Santa lived there. I responded … Continue reading My Finest Mommy Moment
I said in Friday's blog that I wasn't really into the Christmas season this year. The things that I have usually enjoyed doing, haven't brought the enjoyment that it usually has. I am usually the one who likes Christmas movies (the Hallmark, and Lifetime ones...go ahead make fun of me), the ribbons, bows, etc. And … Continue reading The Story of the Deer: The Heart of Christmas
My husband called me out on it, more than once, I might add. I haven't really been in the Christmas spirit. My nights are usually filled with watching Hallmark Christmas movies, and I can't even get through one with my favorite Hallmark actress, and actor (Torrey Devitto... also known as crazy nanny Carrie, and Chad Michael Murray. Yes I am a One Tree Hill fan). In a way I feel weary...
Are you in a Christmas rut? Do you want to bring joy to others this season, but are unsure how to do it? I have been there! Join me on Candidly Christian today where I share how I feel about Santa Clause, and 9 ways to bring joy to others this Christmas season!
Last week in church I got really distracted during worship, it was all the people looking for seats. I couldn't focus. So I decided to go sit in the balcony. I don's sit up there, but a woman came and sat next to me and she immediately started crying as the pastor began reading scripture. … Continue reading This Christmas Wish
You're a good person. These were words said to me recently after I offered to do something for a friend, that most people wouldn't offer to do. What I offered to do fell through, for reasons out of my control. But these are words a Christ follower hate to hear, because if you are a … Continue reading The Story Of The Deer: Because He Came
I am just going to get right to the point here. I am not a huge fan of giving gifts. However, if I am going to get a gift for someone, I love finding them the perfect gift. Like LOVE! It gives me joy. A few weeks ago, knowing a dear friends favorite verse about … Continue reading The Story Of The Deer
I love my son... Before I had him I couldn't imagine how much I would love him. I love watching him discover new things, I love listening to him giggle and laugh, and trying to pronounce new words. But I think all moms will agree with me when I say I love nap time... or … Continue reading “This Is My Gift To You”
Toys, Christmas Trees, presents, figgy pudding… This is what Christmas is all about…. Back up…what?!? This is what Christmas is all about? Let’s rewind a bit to how the celebration of Christmas came to be. Bear with me as I lay out a little bit of the history of Christmas… *Disclaimer, if the history bores … Continue reading What I Didn’t Know About Christmas
I said in my last post that their is something about Christmas that feels magical. You know, that "feeling" of christmas. But if you are like me, there are some years that don't feel like Christmas. This is one of those years for me. The further we get into Christmas season the less like Christmas … Continue reading Underneath Neatly Wrapped Gifts