An Advent Gift for You: Unwrapping the Names of Jesus

Unwrapping the Names of Jesus is an Advent Devotional for women. On the surface? It’s a study about the different names of Jesus. But really? It’s about how the gift of Jesus brings new life and great joy the deeper we know Him, an especially powerful awakening during the Christmas season.  It’s designed for the woman who wants more from the season …

How to Feel Awe and Wonder Again on Christmas Morning

In the middle of playing patty-cakes, my toddler stops short, awe and wonder written on her face, lips pursed in rapt attention, eyebrows knitted, finger stretched to the sky. And then I hear it: a plane buzzing overhead. A grin spreads wide across her face as the sound grows louder, her arm unwavering until the plane’s engines are drowned out by …

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How to Live Joyfully Year-Round, Not Just at Christmas

We’re all looking for happiness in life. You’ve probably seen commercials that show priceless tender moments in life. But tied to those same commercials is the underlying message that if only we had more, bought more, travelled more, we would be happier. (How ironic!) We get caught up in this cycle of consumerism especially at the holidays because, let’s face it, we …

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A Prayer for Christmas Peace

I don’t know about you, but I can get so consumed by everything I need to DO for the Christmas season that I often skip my quiet time with the Lord just to tackle another item on my list. And if I do make it to that sacred space, my mind is buzzing with so much to do that I can …