A Prayer for Peace ~ Jennifer Kennedy Dean

A Prayer for Peace Jennifer Kennedy Dean

So far this December my to-do list has been overwhelming, keeping me a “human doing” rather than a “human being.” I haven’t felt a whole lot of the peace this season is supposed to bring  — or joy, for that matter. So this morning I’m taking some time to quiet my heart and “choose what is […]

The Season of Good Intentions ~ Jennifer Dukes Lee

All this month, I’ve been inviting some special friends to share their favorite Christmas memories, traditions, or reflections to help us make this a December to Remember. A few weeks ago I had the privilege of attending The High Calling retreat at Laity Lodge in Texas. My roomie and dear friend Jennifer Dukes Lee and I […]

A Symbol of Love: A Christmas Tradition ~ Gayle Roper

Do you have a special Christmas tradition that you share with your children or grandchildren? Are you looking to start a new one? Today in our December to Remember series, award-winning novelist and dear friend Gayle Roper shares how one of her favorite family traditions began… “I’m the smallest kid in my class,” ten-year-old Ashley wailed. “I’m […]

Coming Home For Christmas ~ Virelle Kidder

In our family, we often talk about how people’s hearts seem more open to the gospel at Christmas than at any other time of year. It’s such a great opportunity to share with them the reason for the hope we have… Today’s guest in our “December to Remember” series, my sweet friend Virelle Kidder, shares […]

The Prayer Stocking ~ Saundra Dalton-Smith

The Prayer Stocking Saundra DaltonSmith

Today in our “December to Remember” series, one of my new friends, Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith shares a fabulous Christmas tradition her family has started — a tradition of giving. It began when Saundra found herself deeply moved by the request of one of her hospital patients… One morning as I left the house to go see patients […]