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Embracing the Change

The days after Christmas are quiet.  The fireplace makes the house snug and the pace is slow.  Before the calendar moves full steam ahead again, I enjoy finding time for reflecting.  This post began, in my thoughts, as three things I learned during Christmas.  I started a mental list of “notes to self” that had… Read More Embracing the Change

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How Many Gifts for Christmas?

The prompt for this week’s Five Minute Friday is only.  Random question:  have you ever looked up the definition of only?  This is what I got: the “and no one or nothing more besides; solely or exclusively.” That certainly makes things crystal clear??  Even without an official dictionary explanation, I think we all understand what only… Read More How Many Gifts for Christmas?

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A Little Christmas Q&A

Something just a little different today – at least, for me.  I saw this Christmas Q&A and thought I might join the fun.  My real goal for this blog is not to be “about me” but to encourage others in their Christian walk and life of faith and, ultimately, to be “about Christ.”  But I… Read More A Little Christmas Q&A

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Draw Near This Christmas

December first.  Hard to believe…for so many reasons.  Thanksgiving has come and gone – and seems like it was months ago (not just seven days!).  I missed my Thanksgiving recap and my look back at November.  These things stress me out – and I told myself this was the year of no stress!  So, with… Read More Draw Near This Christmas

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Make It a Sweet Day

I hope everyone has a wonderful day….full of chocolate:) and sweet times with the special people that you love the most! Even if you don’t have a “sweetheart”, or perhaps can not be near your loved ones – embrace the day filled with the knowledge that Jesus loves us more than we can comprehend…and He… Read More Make It a Sweet Day

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Valentine Fun

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought I would share five super simple ways to have fun with your kiddos – be they your children…or your grand!children:) It does not cost a lot of money or take tons of creativity (thank goodness!) to enjoy a “sweet” day with those little ones you love… Read More Valentine Fun