It's 3 days until Christmas. It's time for a "heart check." I'll be honest here: my heart isn't exactly where I want it to be in order to welcome the Christ Child. Between school, my job, and physical preparations for Christmas, I'm shocked that it's almost the day we celebrate His birth. Where did the time… Continue reading Where’s Your Heart?
A very merry and joyful Christmas to all of my readers & your families! May you know more truly the love Jesus has for you and know the deep peace that He brings! In whatever trials and joys are currently in our lives or coming soon, let's lean on Him always. Thank You, Jesus, for… Continue reading Merry Christmas!
"Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows."~James 1:17 This time of year we celebrate the greatest, most perfect gift the world has ever seen: Jesus Christ! God the Father sent us His only Son as a gift. Jesus… Continue reading Reflecting on Christmas and Gifts
Merry Christmas, dear friends! During this Christmas season, I pray that you have been able to grow even closer to the heart of Jesus. I hope that you have been able to soak in the depth of His love for you and come to an even greater realization of that love. I came across a great… Continue reading A Great Article For Christmas
"The Lord is knocking at the door of our hearts. Have we put a sign on the door saying "do not disturb?"~Pope Francis I often think of the innkeeper who turned away Mary and Joseph, and the still unborn Jesus. It's easy to criticize him in our minds. How could someone turn down a woman in… Continue reading The Innkeeper and Us.
"It's the most wonderful time of the year," a famous song quips. People are running to and fro, putting on celebrations and buying gifts. They are signing and sending off Christmas cards with cheery messages. All of a sudden, generosity is rampant. Everyone seems to be giving to charity (some to get tax deductions--but that's… Continue reading To Be A Christmas People
A merry and blessed Christmas! May Jesus grant you & your loved ones peace today and always! I pray that you always know His infinite goodness! (photo from 123rf) "The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned. 3 You have enlarged… Continue reading A Merry and Blessed Christmas!