Lent is more than just giving up something for 40 days. You can grow closer to God and grow your faith by preparing your heart for Lent with a little bit of intentional thought and some planning.
The greatest gift is the real reason we celebrate Christmas. Republished from the archives As I sat down to type this morning, I look at the clock. It’s only about 5:00 yet I’ve been up for a little while thanks to a restless baby boy. I finally got him back to sleep but here I am wide awake. It’s too… Read More
Want to slow down time and preserve memories in a unique keepsake your family will cherish for years to come? A family traditions journal is like a photo album filled with precious memories but instead of being filled with pictures and photographs, it is filled with words and it’s so simple to start and maintain! Recently I was sitting with my grandmother… Read More
Advent is coming…. and I couldn’t be more excited! I love the privilege we have as parents to help our children plant seeds of faith and water those seeds all year long but something about this time of year really creates an urgency to grow more in faith, love, and knowledge. Sadly, though it’s hard to enter the Christmas season with… Read More
Thanksgiving will be here soon, and while I’m holding true to my word that the Christmas season does not start until after the turkey is eaten, there is a little planning and prep work that has already gotten underway. There maybe a closet or two with gifts stored away waiting to be wrapped. There may be supplies gathering around for… Read More
If there is one thing I am most looking forward to this holiday season, it’s celebrating Advent with my children. In the mix of the bright lights, trimming the tree, singing Christmas carols and all of the excitement the holiday season has to bring, we have a big teaching opportunity to share with our kids… The birth of our Savior…. Read More