‘Tis the Season

Ephesians 2:8-10, “For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so…


5 things to do now for a less stressful (and more meaningful!) holiday season

Sometimes things can get a little stressful around the holidays, don't you think?  I’ve found that a little prepping ahead of time can make room for…


Making Memories

I remember as a young woman hearing an older woman say, “Don’t wait for memories to happen. Your most important memories will be made.” She went on…


Where Do I Put the Pilgrims?

Parents have a rough November these days. Nothing excites our kids more than Christmas. I was watching the television and saw the ad for the Toys R…


Ode to Christmas Past and New Year’s Hope

The stockings that were hung by the chimney with care Are somewhere in the laundry with the underwear. The tree that shimmered with ornaments and…