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. […]
Easter morning is a precious time for making family memories and celebrating the resurrection of our Jesus who redeems. Our most traditional family times can also be rare opportunities for teaching our children about the love and good news of Jesus Christ! I love to fill Easter baskets with a few traditional Easter treats like […]
Five years ago, I enlisted my creative friend, Brooke to join me in a crafting adventure. I cannot sew to save my life, but I’ve been known to make curtains and entire Halloween costumes with a hot glue gun. Sometimes, you work with what you’ve got. Am I right? Brooke and I had a vision […]
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 […]
An Advent Devotional for families longing to know the heart of God more deeply.