Gifts for Moms, Friends & Yourself

Gifts for Moms, Friends & Yourself

[Gifts for mom, special girlfriends, or yourself can go a long way in bringing joy and lifting spirits.] Today, I received a basket of flowers from my husband. It’s not my birthday, or anniversary or even Mother’s Day. It’s May Day. A “made-up” day for 

For Valentine’s Day: A Love Letter from God

For Valentine’s Day: A Love Letter from God

[Inside: A Love Letter from God] Valentine’s Day.   A day we all turn to thoughts of love. Special dinners. Candle light. Gifts to demonstrate our love. Time alone with loved ones. Mushy cards; or if we’re really fortunate, a personal love letter. Valentine’s Day 

What Do You See when You Look in the Manger?

What Do You See when You Look in the Manger?

The Sweet Gift of New Life For me, the baby in the manger conjures up some of the same feelings I experienced when I watched my own babies sleep in their cribs: warmth and sweetness; love and affection; a deep peace and extreme joy. The 

A Christmas Cookie Tradition

A Christmas Cookie Tradition

[Inside: A Christmas Cookie Tradition] Traditions Then… I love cooking with my boys. They have been in the kitchen with me since they were old enough to stand on a step stool next to the counter. We would all put our aprons on, and I 

Fun Ways to See the True Meaning of Christmas in the Hustle

Fun Ways to See the True Meaning of Christmas in the Hustle

(Inside: Help your family celebrate the true meaning of Christmas during the Holiday season. )   My son’s little legs dangled over the edge of the couch a foot shy of reaching the floor. His usually busy hands were folded neatly on his lap. His 

How Your Christmas Shopping Can Do Big Things

How Your Christmas Shopping Can Do Big Things

With shaky hands, the ninety-something-year-old gentleman seated in front of me in church struggled to slip off his winter coat. Then saving arms of a college student reached far across three seats and helped him untangle the fabric. The act between two strangers caught in