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Is There Glory in Your Christmas?

Keeping Christmas: Devotion #14 When we think of a narrative of Christmas, we often use words such as peace, joy, love, gifts, birth, angels, shepherds, and wise men. We don’t necessarily use the word glory to describe Christmas, but I would love for us to consider this word today. After all, our theme and purpose […]


Last-Minute Gift Idea: Holiday Scent Bag

by Julie Lewis   Are you a little stressed because you are short a gift or two and you feel like you’re running out of time? This quick, last-minute gift idea can come to your rescue. You can easily make several at the same time!   The holidays are my favorite time of year, and […]

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Waiting and Preparing

Keeping Christmas – Devotion #13 Advent, or the period of expectant waiting, is that season of the year when we prepare our hearts and homes for the coming celebration of Christ’s birthday. We are now in the heat of the time of working to prepare and we can, at times, get panicky about all that […]


Gifts From Your Kitchen {Christmas Snack Mix}

Keeping Christmas: Hospitality/Ministry; Recipes by Tricia Loughridge With friends and family dropping by during the Season, it’s always nice to have a fun snack on hand. Here’s a pretty snack mix that is easy to make and tastes delicious! It can also be turned into a thoughtful gift. My favorite way to package this snack […]


Celebrate the Names of Christ

Keeping Christmas: Devotion #12   How are you doing at Keeping Christmas? We are at that point in our preparations that unless we have purposefully adjusted our calendars, checkbooks, to-do lists, and expectations, we might still be tempted to do it all. Remember, we are not choosing randomly; we are focusing our time and energy […]


Not Decorating for Christmas???

  A couple of years ago, I wrote a post about not putting up a Christmas tree. That was a pretty drastic change for me considering I usually had several trees decorating our home. All that changed when we moved to Oklahoma from North Carolina, but you can read all about that in the post […]

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