Putting Christ Back Into Christmas?

Putting Christ Back Into Christmas?

There’s been a lot of buzz in recent years among Christians who are concerned that Christ is being “left out” of Christmas. These well-meaning individuals bemoan the commercialization of the holiday and cite the nearly-universal use of the phrase “Happy Holidays” as evidence that the focus of Christmas has shifted away from the birth of…Continue Reading

Holiday Gift Inspiration {Part One}

Holiday Gift Inspiration {Part One}

Every year, I have grand intentions of wrapping up my Christmas shopping early—as in, before-Thanksgiving early. This ambitious goal has yet to be achieved, and this year, once again, I find myself post-Black Friday without having made a dent in my Christmas gift list. Thank goodness for online shopping, and the ability to check items…Continue Reading

What I Learned in November

What I Learned in November

Can you believe this year is almost over? Thanksgiving has come and gone, November is drawing to a close, and the Christmas Season is in full swing. Before I jump into the hustle and bustle of the holidays, I’m taking a moment today to reflect on a few of the interesting tidbits and life lessons…Continue Reading