Advent, Christmas

For Christmas Give Hope

I got to thinking about the Twelve Days of Christmas and I thought that what I want my true love to give to me is just what God gave us that first Christmas morning.  He gave Himself so that we could experience the gift of Christmas all three hundred and sixty-five (or six) days a… Continue reading For Christmas Give Hope

Expectation, Heart Strings, Legacy, Season, Seasons

Cycle of Life: Expectation and Legacy (in honor of Nanny Patrick)

Different and Differently This week has really been that which makes you step back and look at your life.  Days you wish you could do differently.  Not regrets necessarily, just differently.  I see my children so grown and in different stages of their lives from age 6-16.  I ponder where the days went.  Motherhood can… Continue reading Cycle of Life: Expectation and Legacy (in honor of Nanny Patrick)

Christ, Christmas, Holiday

This Christmas Give Joy

Ready or Not As I have been out and about the one question I hear everyone ask is, "Are you ready for Christmas?"  It is a common question in conversations at this time of year.  But, it really struck me the last time I heard it. What do people mean when they ask are you… Continue reading This Christmas Give Joy

Advent, Christmas

For Christmas Give Hope

I got to thinking about the Twelve Days of Christmas and I thought that what I want my true love to give to me is just what God gave us that first Christmas morning.  He gave Himself so that we could experience the gift of Christmas all three hundred and sixty-five (or six) days a… Continue reading For Christmas Give Hope

breakout, Changes, From a Chrysalis, Growth

From a Chrysalis: Sanctuary After Brokenness

When all the king's horses, and all the king's men failed to put Humpty back together again, they were unaware they had the option of calling Jesus. Broken is definitely what I was when I came to Jesus.  No one was able to put me back together.  Without God none of us can repair the… Continue reading From a Chrysalis: Sanctuary After Brokenness