Join me this year for #AdventWord, a global call to prayer and reflection during the Advent season.
Most of my favorite Christmas movies are older than I am, but there are a few “newer” ones I try to watch every year, including While You Were Sleeping — the movie that most people remember for launching Sandra Bullock’s career. (When it first came out, I was actually more excited to discover the cast included Glynis Johns […]
This time of year, it’s easy to feel more stressed than blessed — overwhelmed by all the extra commitments and responsibilities. Anxious, hassled, frazzled. It’s true that some things are out of our control… life happens, even at the holidays. Maybe even especially at the holidays. But there are some things you can do to […]
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” ~ Charles Dickens Every year for as long as I can remember, my family has had this Christmas tradition: Early in the morning, after an even earlier big breakfast that includes everybody’s favorite foods, we gather around the tree to read the Christmas story and distribute […]
Today in our December to Remember series, my new friend Emily Wierenga shares a beautiful, bittersweet story that so many of us can relate to. How many of us have hoped — or are hoping this year — for our own Christmas miracle? It’s Christmas and we’re shopping, piling rolls of paper and tootsies and […]