Teaching Kids to Care for Those Who are Less Fortunate: Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

It is hard to read the news these days with what is happening in the middle east. There are people being tortured, killed, separated from family, and children being sold into a life of slavery. Their pain is beyond what I can comprehend. Not just in this time of crisis with the fanatical soldiers of […]

HOLY, Not Just Holly

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Part of me is always broken at Christmas. I needed to read last year’s post about being thankful instead of using my too-high-of-expectations measuring stick to suck the joy out of our holiday. I can choose to plug in to the vastness of purpose and perfect gifts by focusing my heart & mind on the […]

Countin’ Blessings

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WARNING: This post might make you hungry. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. No commercial yuck, just family, friends, and food. The things that nourish the body and soul. I tend to be absorbed by the busy holiday cooking and eating (and even, yes… shopping this year – despite my objections to Black Friday). I don’t […]