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10 Ways to Prepare Your Heart for Easter

I’ve been researching ways to prepare our hearts for Easter and keep Jesus at the center of our celebrations, and my mind is buzzing with ideas! There are so many creative ways to help our families celebrate the true meaning of Easter. I love this idea of counting down the 14 days leading up to Easter with meaningful sacred traditions, and …

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50+ Ways to Keep Easter Centered on Jesus

Ever wonder how to keep Easter centered on Jesus instead of the Easter Bunny? Growing up, Easter felt like such a powerful and sacred time of year. I’m so grateful my parents intentionally communicated the meaning of Easter to us through sacred traditions, and I want my own daughters to experience that as well. After all, Easter is about Jesus’s sacrifice …

can Lent bring you closer to God?

Can Lent Bring You Closer to God?

If you grew up in a church that didn’t include rituals, the season leading up to Easter may be filled with confusing terms. Lent? Ash Wednesday? Maundy Thursday? What do they all mean, and why are they important for women who love Jesus? And can Lent bring you closer to God or is it an exercise in futility? I understand the …

What a great idea! Coloring ornaments to help children learn about the names of Jesus as they prepare to celebrate His coming!

FREE Names of Jesus Printable Ornaments

I am SO excited to share with you these gorgeous coloring ornaments that are all about the names of Jesus! When I wrote Unwrapping the Names of Jesus: An Advent Devotional envisioned it being read by middle-aged women sitting in their living room chair with their morning coffee. And a lot of readers did fall in that category. But I was pleasantly surprised …