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Keeping Christmas With a Heart of Thanksgiving

Keeping Christmas: Devotion #7   As we pause together today to consider Keeping Christmas, I want you to examine your heart and reflect on your attitude of thanksgiving. Are you a grateful woman? Is your immediate thought gratitude or I want more? Would your husband call you thankful? Do you teach your children how to […]

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A Sweet-Simple Ornament/Gift the Kids Can Make

Keeping Christmas: Hospitality/Ministry – Gift-Giving   Need a quick, easy, inexpensive gift your kids can make? We have a sweet Christmas ornament that would be great for family members, teachers, and friends! It might also make a great project to occupy the kids during the Thanksgiving  holiday.   SUPPLIES: Old fashioned wooden clothes pins Wooden […]

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The Unexpected Christmas

Keeping Christmas: Devotion #6   Our family, friends, and neighbors may not understand why we don’t go all out for Christmas this year, but you know. God is calling us to simplify, to keep the first things first, to honor Him above all else, and to humbly obey His call in our lives. Maybe we […]

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When Christmas Arrives Broken

Keeping Christmas:  Personal Spiritual Growth Embrace your story. Often times the scenes we want to skip produce the endings we all love to see! (Anonymous)   Have you ever anxiously torn into a long-awaited package only to discover it had somehow been damaged in shipment? What do we do when — because of the circumstances […]

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A Prayerful Heart is a Prepared Heart

Keeping Christmas: Devotion #5   One of the principles we learn in the Called to be a Keeper Bible study is the importance of prayer. Prayer is, simply put, communication with God. It can be long and focused or short and random. All of us need to pray more. As we enter this busy season of […]

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Felt Nativity for Kids

Keeping Christmas: As For Me and My House   by Lindsay Fetters Several of my girlfriends saw this cute idea on Pinterest to make a child-size felt Christmas tree with felt ornaments for their child to decorate however they want. It is such a fun idea for your child to get involved with tree decorating! […]

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