Category Archive: Holidays & Traditions

Merry Christmas! (and Family Pictures 2014)

It seems fitting to get our pictures done in December when everyone turns a year older. We are thankful for a friend who has taken our pictures to capture the changes over the… Continue reading

Christmas Traditions

  Only God can bequeath God to our children. But he uses means. He uses God-centered traditions and Bible-saturated family patterns and grace-laden heirlooms. Only God can give our children a taste for… Continue reading

Advent Reflection

This video has opened my eyes to a new nugget in the Christmas story this year. King Herod. The wicked King who commanded that all baby boys age 2 and under be killed… Continue reading

Santa Fail

      Before you think I’m the cruel mom that forced my crying child into Santa’s lap – a sweet lady actually scooped him up and plopped him there! Not. Kidding. I’m… Continue reading

Nutcracker 2012

We enjoyed another year of the Nutcracker with my dad, the girls excitement is so fun to watch. We had dinner at a local restaurant and watched the ballet. Such sweet memories!

Thanksgiving Table

  The kids and I have been singing Thanksgiving hymns around here lately, listening to praise songs, reading poetry on thanks and grace from our faithful Lord and etching famous quotes on paper… Continue reading

Easter 2012

This year we enjoyed a beautiful outdoor Easter feast with family and friends complete with 27 adults and children. It was a glorious afternoon of enjoying one-another, good food and remembering our RISEN… Continue reading

Merry Christmas To All

    “He was poor, that he might make us rich. He was born of a virgin that we might be born of God. He took our flesh, that he might give us… Continue reading

Mary, Joseph, Elizabeth and Baby Jesus

  Guess who got designated baby Jesus?? I walked into the girl’s room and found Malachi stuck in a pink basket while the girls were acting out the Nativity story. Poor guy.  … Continue reading

The Cry of Advent

“What do I long for now? Our weak desires have been exposed by the powerful images and stories of God’s mighty deeds throughout history. We have been confronted with our day-to-day cravings, which… Continue reading