Tag Archives: Christmas

Take Your Nativity Out of the House

One of my favorite things to do as a child was to help my mom decorate for Christmas.  We would go get the boxes of Christmas decorations out of Grandma Rose’s attic and mom and I would spend several hours … Continue reading

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The Candles of Advent

The season of Advent officially began a couple of weekends ago.  For some of you an Advent wreath is something that you grew up with and is pretty standard for this season.  Others of you are still new to this … Continue reading

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The Best Christmas Present Ever

  As we prepare to celebrate another Christmas in our lives, I would like to share with you a story that was recently shared with me.  It really touched my heart and I wanted to share it with you.  Our … Continue reading

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Why Advent Is Not Just Another Holiday

Christmas is soon coming.  During this time of year, we find ourselves talking about trees and lights and presents and eggnog and all that.  But Christmas is the culmination of Advent, and Advent is a season that is celebrated in … Continue reading

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Keep Christmas About Christ, But Leave the Xmas Alone

In our society today, we use the letter ‘x’ for a variety of things. It marks the spot on a treasure map. It stands for ‘kisses,’ when you sign something XOXO It represents an unknown amount of something.  As in … Continue reading

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The True Meaning of Christmas

Just yesterday I read a really fascinating article written by Skye Jethani.  I thought the article showed a great historical perspective and how we got to where we currently are regarding Christmas.  I really wanted to share it with you so … Continue reading

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