This is a collection of my thoughts over the 2015 Advent Season.  There is no common theme other than Christ.  And He is the most worthy theme of all.   **Since this is a story based blog, the posts are in chronological order, which is different than most blogs.**

NEW Christmas Series!

Well, that was a far longer hiatus than I had anticipated, but I am happy to announce that I will be beginning my new series THIS WEEK!  I’ve been tackling the rigors of grad school for the past few months, and I’ve been writing constantly.  It just hasn’t been from the heart.  However, when you’re […]

“Mary, Did you Know?”

“‘You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you will call His name Jesus.  He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David. He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and His kingdom […]

The Twinkling Lights of Christmastide

“Life was in Him, and that life was the light of men.  That light shines in the darkness, yet the darkness did not overcome it.” ~ John 1:4-5 “I love Christmas lights!  They are my favorite part of Christmas.” “Why?” I was surprised by my friend’s question, although I shouldn’t have been.  She always asks the questions no one else thinks […]

Convenience vs. Perspective

“And Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family line of David, to be registered along with Mary, who was engaged to him and was pregnant.” ~ Luke 2:4-5 I cannot imagine a […]

Skip the “Have To’s”

It’s finally here, right around the corner!  Presents are wrapped, food is prepared, family is in, and everyone is bursting with excitement! …At least, in an ideal world.  If you’re like me, that’s not the case.  I may have finished wrapping my presents (at almost midnight last night), but because our big celebration is on […]