Fresh and new, a clean slate to write a new story. I love making goals and plans. I’m not at all opposed to resolutions. We might as well “try better” at some point and I think the first day of a fresh year is absolutely suitable for pressing the restart button. I love dreaming and […]
Fellow readers, it’s my favorite time of year for the blog. I am about to share my two, favorite, annual blogposts of the year! At the end of each December, I share my favorite books of the past year. Then, in the earliest days of January, I share my personal list of reading aspirations for […]
The perfect worship song to ring in a new year and to surrender the past year to Jesus for the glory of God in New Year’s Eve.
Seven minivans roll through the streets of our town and I can’t help but think to myself that something bigger is happening in this moment. This is something more meaningful than my love of Christmas music. This is bigger than my affinity for seasonal nostalgia, as real as that may be. What I believe, deep […]
While many of our Christmas traditions have been passed down by my parents and grandparents, one of my very favorites is a tradition that began in my adulthood with my own children. The Jesse Tree tradition has had such a sweet impact on the culture of our family. In a previous post, I wrote about […]