Category Archives: Holidays

True Love

Next week, dozens of roses will be delivered to women everywhere.  Expensive chocolates will be bought, and cards will be sent. Eventually, all of those things will end up in the garbage.  For some, feelings well be hurt because they didn’t get that diamond ring they were anticipating and that expensive meal they waited hours […]

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The Little Drummer Boy

“I have no gift to bring…that’s fit to give a King…Shall I play for you…on my drum?” ~The Little Drummer Boy, Katherine Kennicott Davis How many times have you heard this quaint little song during the holiday season? You may even hum it to yourself every once in a while. It’s definitely a classic and one […]

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Live Christmas Everyday

During the Christmas season, people for the most part are more loving, caring, and giving.  It’s like they get a glimpse of Jesus and share Him, even if it is just for a little while.   I think there is this whole innocence surrounding Christmas.  If we allow God to be seen through all the […]

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2017 Week of Prayer for International Missions

December 3rd-10th is the 2017 Week of Prayer for International Missions. I was given a pamphlet in our church bulletin yesterday filled with 8 days of ways to be in prayer and how to support our missionaries by giving to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Our prayers and donations for these missionaries helps them to […]

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Something Good and Beautiful

Currently, I am reading one of my favorite books, Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskin, to my fifth grade homeroom.  The main character, Caitlin, a child with asperger’s, is dealing with the death of her brother.  She’s searching for closure for herself, her father, and her new friend Michael, whose mother was killed along with her brother. […]

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Shouting Praises

I will thank Yahweh with all my heart; I will declare all Your wonderful works. Psalms 9:1, HCSB Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! I hope you are enjoying yourselves with your families and eating too much turkey! I’m blessed to spend my Thanksgiving with my mom and dad’s families this year. I praise the Lord that I […]

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As I sit here listening to fireworks going off in my neighborhood, with the sky sparkling and the scent of smoke all around, patriotism is in full force. Yankee Doodle is even being sung on a 4th of July special on TV. We’ve enjoyed a day of hiking and eating with family. I’m thankful for […]

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25 Days of Family Advent

Christmastime is such a wonderful time of year! I absolutely love the warmth of cozy rooms dimly lit so Christmas tree lights flicker with magical delight. A fire roaring in the fireplace with a good book or a great movie are always inviting too.   But as believers we ready ourselves for so much more! We […]

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This Girl Loves Christmas

If you’re like me, the Christmas chaos began the day after Thanksgiving…for many it began Thanksgiving evening with the craziness of shopping.  I LOVE Christmas!  I love everything about it….the music, the shopping, the parties, the baking, the movies, the decorations, the lights…..everything.  When I was a child, my Mom loved holidays. She went all-out […]

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Something NEW!

Isaiah 43:19 For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland. Happy New Year! I LOVE A NEW YEAR!! It is so exciting to hear everyone talk about their New Year […]

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