Category Archives: Christmas


Merry Christmas 2

The other night I found myself watching “Mr. Krueger’s Christmas” and crying my eyes out. And, this morning I found myself reading “The Other Shepherd” and crying again. Christmas brings with it a special feeling, and that feeling always manages to make  its way to my eyes. As I think about the true meaning of […]


23 Ways to Regain the Christmas Spirit When You’ve Been Scrooged 9

  If you are coming by from Camille’s Advent Calendar, welcome!! You can check out the rest of her posts here.   Ever feel grumpy around Christmas? You know, really Scrooge-worthy? You’ve been driving around with crying, unhappy children looking for those last few gifts and you just can’t take one more: “Mom, I need […]


The Christmas Story that Came in Second Place 2

This time of year always brings the emotions close to the surface. This past week, my niece, who has served the last 18 months of her life on a mission for our church, returned home–safe and sound. Today I will be traveling to hear her speak about her experiences. My heart is full of gratitude […]


9 Ways to Banish Holiday Stress Forever! 15

Today, I am posting on an Advent Calendar from Camille’s site Chicken Scratch N Sniff. She has had this advent calendar going all month. You should check it out!! If you want to see yesterday’s post, go here. If you want to start at the beginning and see all of them, go to Camille’s site […]