Mary, Did You Know?

During this time of Advent, I can’t help but think of Mary. As a mother, I relate more to her now than when I read the Christmas story as a child. Perhaps that’s why Mary, Did You Know? is one of my … Continue reading

Grown-Up Christmas List

I first learned of the song Grown-Up Christmas List when I discovered this Amy Grant video. It tells the story of an adult talking to Santa Claus, reminding him of the childhood fantasies she used to share with him; but now she … Continue reading

Thanksgiving: The Forgotten Holiday

We have a joke in our house. We call Thanksgiving the speed bump on the way to Christmas. That’s truly an unfortunate way of looking at a holiday that is all about giving thanks. … Continue reading

A Wonderful Way to Share the Bible Story With Children

Two years ago I was invited to a mission event to teach children about Latin America. We’d gathered around our interactive map and labeled the Amazon River, the rain-forests and the mountains in Peru. We’d talked about how the children … Continue reading