12 Days of Christmas Gifts for Your Spouse

If you haven’t yet figured out what to get your spouse for Christmas, it’s not too late to do something creative and thoughtful that will bless their socks off. How about 12 days of Christmas gifts, one each day leading up to Christmas?! (Or perhaps a few days into the New Year, for those of us procrastinators who are usually late …

4 Steps to Creating a Haven of Rest this Christmas

His answer shocked me. “How can I show you love this Christmas?” I had asked my husband. His first words (“more physical affection”) I expected. But not what came next: “Quiet. Peace. Less doing and more time just enjoying each other.” He looked at me to see if I understood. His simple Christmas wish was to come home to a haven of rest each …

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 …

Love Himself Came Down at Christmas time {A Poem}

Love Himself came down at Christmastime, And it looked nothing like they had expected. Born in a cave, far from the comforts of home, Heralded by cosmos and angels above. “Good tidings of joy!” The cherubim shouted Joined by the galaxies’ symphonic rings. “Good news, dear ones,” The Father whispered As He watched from above the unfolding scene. The Baby looked up past His mother …