Tag: christmas

That First Christmas Wasn’t Easy

That First Christmas Wasn’t Easy

Since I became a mother (almost 15 years ago), the first Christmas story has penetrated my heart in deep and intimate ways. Because as a mom, I remember… feeling the excitement and anticipation of the birth of my three boys, seeing their tiny, little faces for the […]

Confessions From A Mom Who Missed Christmas

Confessions From A Mom Who Missed Christmas

I confess. I’ve missed Christmas. Probably not in the sense that you would assume. But in the midst of the green and red and door busters and sparkling lights, I start spinning and skim the top of the Christmas season- totally missing the reality of Jesus’ birth, of His supreme […]

If Mary were my BFF, I wonder…

Mary. That girl. I wonder if we would have been best friends forever, BFFs. I would have wanted to be. Mary, the young, highly favored, mother of the Most High King. By candlelight, I wonder if we would have giggled with excitement about her approaching […]

Love that Hangs On Til Morning

Thanksgiving 2013 was one for the record books. Oh. My. It’s never happened to us like that before: the vicious throw-up bug getting us one-by-one. The babe and I had already battled the disease earlier in the week. But, the alarming 4 am wake up […]