God With Us

Growing up, one of my favorite holiday traditions was gathering as a family in the days leading up to Christmas to read through our Adornaments book. Each night, after listening to my ...

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Quotable // from Scott Erickson

“May you rest in the peace that the darkness can never extinguish the light that has been given you.” ~ Scott Erickson ...

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A Thrill of Hope

The carols streaming from our Sonos speaker this Holiday Season have elicited in me an unanticipated bevy of emotions. There is comfort in the familiar songs; but they’ve also drawn my attention ...

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Light Shining in the Darkness

“When I was younger, I always thought life would be mostly good with some hard parts. But I’m starting to realize it’s the other way around. Life is actually mostly hard, with ...

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Merry Christmas!

Wishing you and yours a blessed Christmas! “Are you willing to believe that love is the strongest thing in the world – stronger than hate, stronger than evil, stronger than death – ...

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Christmas Books & Pajama Pairings

One of the fun Christmas traditions we started with our family last year was giving a Christmas Eve gift of pajamas and a book. Charleston was too young to really “get” it—and ...

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In Search of a Very Gray Christmas

Have you ever noticed how many dichotomies exist around this time of year? Jesus OR Santa . . . Merry Christmas OR Happy Holidays . . . Buy ALL THE GIFTS, or ...

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Last Minute Stocking Stuffers for the Whole Family

Surprise, it’s another gift guide! After last week’s gift idea extravaganza, you probably weren’t expecting even more gift inspiration from me. . . but no gift guide would be complete without my ...

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Merry Christmas!

Wishing you and yours a very merry Christmas. May your day be filled with light and laughter, and may may your heart be overflowing with the love of our Savior. ...

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Lately // December 2015

This month has been an absolute whirlwind of activities and celebrations. While we’ve had lots of fun, it has been hard not to feel like I’m hanging on for dear life just ...

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