In the Advent season of 2015, Jennifer Rothschild graciously wrote a heartwarming guest post for my blog that was nearing the completion of its first year. Six years have passed since this post appeared on my blog and many readers were not yet here in those early days. I’ve decided to share Jennifer’s beautiful words […]
Courtney Stanford shares a book list for children’s literature at Christmas.
My mom is the epitome of joy. She taught us to live joyfully. It was all we knew of childhood. A relationship with Jesus, a heart full of gratitude, a spirit of contentment, and happiness in the little things–it was the way of life. I never knew my mom was fascilitaing anything other than the ordinary. […]
Happy November, sweet friends. I’ve said it before but it’s worth repeating. November is truly my favorite month. The focus on gratitude mixed with the anticipation of the Christmas season deeply fills my heart with peace and joy. When the first Christmas carols began on the radio about a week ago, I prayed aloud, “Thank […]
My earliest Easter memory is not of an egg hunt, although traditional festivities were abundant in my childhood. In my heart, my idea of Resurrection Sunday has made a great difference. For that, I’m quite thankful. Our memories shape us in some small way, I think. I truly cherish my first memory of Easter […]