Holidays

How to Celebrate Passover as Christians

Most of us regard Passover as a Jewish celebration. What significance could it have for modern-day Christians? Celebrating the Passover with a communal meal, called a Seder, can teach our families…

Lessons from a Donkey

Easter is approaching… and I’ve been thinking about donkeys. Strange?  Perhaps. Yet it was a mere donkey that played a major role in the events of Holy Week.  As Jesus…

New Year’s Un-Resolution

New Year’s un-resolution … how’s that for different? Everybody makes New Year’s resolutions. That’s easy, dreaming big dreams about what you are going to do better or what you are…

What Christ Did at Christmas

We were all excited. I’d planned a sparkling Christmas family night: soup with cornbread, making popcorn balls, and then cuddling up together for “The Polar Express.” Ahh. Christmas! What started…

Christmas is About Jesus

Christmas is about Jesus. The Son, the only Son of God. The Word in the beginning. Creator of all things. The Lamb, the image of the invisible God. In Him…

What the Manger Taught Me About Motherhood

Every day, day after day, for over 20 years, I have been immersed in the task of mothering. No one told me before I was handed that swaddled bundle how…

Birthday Gifts for Jesus

My children were only preschoolers when they became caught up in the “what am I gonna get?” view of Christmas.  This is a hazard of the season we must all…

Decking the Halls Without Decking Your Family

The Christmas season is supposed to be about family, cherishing loved ones, and celebrating Jesus, the Light of the World coming to dwell among men and offering us hope. But…

Celebrating Thanksgiving

It’s my favorite time of year again. The leaves have changed and are at their peak. There is a sugar maple tree on the south side of our house that is glorious…

20 Ideas for Kids Waiting on Thanksgiving Dinner

Wondering how to keep them occupied while you’re whipping up Aunt Marge’s sweet potato casserole? Set up a small table in an adjacent room, grab a few minimal-mess supplies, and…

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