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Three Ways To Keep a Spiritual Focus This Holiday Season

By on November 28, 2017 in Holiday with 0 Comments

I have a confession to make. Christmastime transforms me into a giddy child all over again. I love everything about Christmas. I love the music, the lights, the nativity scenes, the advent candles, the smells, the food (can you say, “Christmas tamales!”), the movies, and even the old classic television Christmas specials. You know the […]

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How To Prepare for a Life-Giving Holiday Season

By on November 21, 2017 in Holiday with 0 Comments

It’s that special time of year again, and like so many of you, it is one I look forward to all year long.  The warmth of home. The love of family. The joy of friends.  As a self-proclaimed “celebrator,” I love everything about preparing for—and celebrating—the holidays that fall between November and January. But with […]

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How To Share God’s Love This Christmas

By on November 28, 2015 in Holiday with 0 Comments

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” (Jn 13:34-35) A few years ago, my family moved into an older house in a well-established neighborhood. One of my favorite views is looking out over […]

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Keeping the ‘Happy’ in Thanksgiving and the ‘Merry’ in Christmas During Your Season of Crazy

By on November 12, 2015 in Holiday with 1 Comment

Okay, quick poll: Raise your hand if it was mid-July, you blinked, and when you opened your eyes it was November? Oh, that many of us, hmm? At our house, life seems to be passing by in something of a blur these days. My husband and I have four jobs between us, in addition to […]

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How to {Emotionally} Survive The Holidays

By on December 11, 2014 in Emotions, Holiday with 0 Comments

It is officially that time of year again…the holidays. For many women this is the season they look forward to all year. They cannot wait for the smell of pumpkin or pecan pie baking in the oven, the beautiful leaves that eventually fall to the ground, or the first taste of Starbucks® peppermint mocha (my […]

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Practicing "Holy Day" Hospitality

By on December 4, 2014 in Holiday, House and Home with 0 Comments

What is your reaction when you think of the holiday season? Did you know that the holiday season is actually a “holy-season” that should bring us closer to the event or person we are celebrating? Contrary to current practice, Thanksgiving Day is rooted in an occasion focused on thanking God for His provision rather than […]

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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

By on November 25, 2014 in Holiday with 0 Comments

As the days shorten and calendar pages are turned, thoughts of holiday celebrations begin to occupy our minds.  Amidst your planning may I pose a question—who will comprise your holiday guest list this year? Before you respond, consider these thoughts: Holidays can be painful times for those without extended family in the immediate area. It […]

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Overcoming the Elijah Effect

By on November 3, 2011 in Faith with 0 Comments

November ushers in the commencement of the holiday season.  Billed as the “happiest weeks of the year” the weeks spanning November 1 to December 31 can be exhilarating or exhausting.  Statistics suggest that when exhaustion settles in, Satan’s fiery dart of discouragement embeds itself in our hearts.  Choosing to detonate discouragement during the holiday season […]

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