A few nights ago my husband, daughters and I came home after an evening of running errands. As we walked in the door my dad smiled big at my daughter, Aletheia, and told her a surprise was waiting for her in her room.
Excited, we all went upstairs to find a small but beautiful Christmas tree had been placed in each of my daughters’ rooms.
As soon as I saw the trees I knew who was behind this Christmas joy. My mom. My mom who makes all things
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“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” James 1:17
My dad’s special talent for wrapping presents
I’ve always loved this verse and during the holidays it seems to be everywhere.Yet somehow I’m always a bit puzzled by the ending. “…coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights who does not change like shifting shadows?” I’ve often found myself wondering what this means, and how does it relate to
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I love the chance to bless the socks off of someone I love. And while I’m not a baker or an expert chef, I love to bless with food.
A few weeks ago my neighbor and friend left for a two-week vacation with her family. While she was away I happily agreed to water her flowers, pick up her mail, and keep an eye on their house while they were gone.
About a week into their vacation she sent me a text saying their plans had changed. Her husband’s father
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A few weeks ago I allowed myself to get lost in the television series, Call The Midwife. Based on the true story of midwife, Jenny Lee, and set in the late 1950’s this popular TV show chronicles the life and times of the midwives who served the poorest district of post-war London.
The first episode from season one portrayed the story of Conchita Warren. Conchita and her husband were parents to twenty-four children. (Yes, you read that right…twenty-four children! Move over Duggar family.) When baby number twenty-five was found
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