Christmas

The Real Reason for the Season

We all want to focus on the “reason for the season” at Christmas and celebrate Jesus’ birthday. But it’s very easy to get swept up in the commercialism, present-buying, and traveling hoopla that also surrounds Christmas.  I admit it… I love a lot of it. Tonight, our church began the […]

Keeping Focus… Not really…

Well, after my blog post last week and slowing down and keeping things simple, it turns out I’m not doing a very good job in following my own advice. I’m stressing today with a very long list of things to accomplish before Christmas.  Then it struck me…what would happen if […]

Christmas with a Heavy Heart

It’s tough to go through the Christmas holidays with a heavy heart, especially when you’ve lost someone dear.   We received word that a family friend passed away, someone I’ve known since I was 11 years old.  We used to live next door to his family, he went to college with […]