Category Archives: christmas

mary did you know?

Mary said, “I am the servant of the Lord. Let this happen to me as you say!” Then the angel went away. Luke 1:38 {NCV} “Let it be as you say!”  A few simple words of faith uttered that day.  Do you think Mary had any idea that her baby boy would one day be [...]

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our christmas past …

It’s kind of a weird feeling that our Christmas celebration has come and gone.  I called in a favor to santa, he delivered, and we had our celebration almost a week ago. On “Christmas” morning, once the girls were all awake and we headed to open gifts, I ran back to my room for my [...]

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blank rack’ed download

I continue to be amazed at the way this project has spread across the globe!  I’m in awe to think of how many people {both the giver and the recipient} are going to be blessed this year! Not sure why I didn’t think of it … but a brilliant reader suggested I have blank cards [...]

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the land between …

The holidays are going to be very … very different for us this year.  Nothing seems to make sense and it’s all very surreal.  Sometimes when you’re in the midst of a trial, you’re so busy putting one foot in front of the other, taking each day as it comes … not allowing yourself to [...]

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operation christmas child

I saw a tweet about {Samaritan’s Purse} Operation Christmas Child and was all over it.  Honestly, I’ve never heard of this project before … but better late then never, right? Collections are being taken through the end of this week … sooo … I loaded up the girls this weekend and headed to Target!  The [...]

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