My mom and I enjoyed some sweet time together this week. As we were talking, my strong dislike of change became the topic of conversation. My mom laughingly commented that I have strongly fought change since I was little. She is so right, change is extremely difficult for me. Being an adult single during the holidays … Continue reading Christmas Expectations
I got off the phone with my mom. Put my cell down and started to cry. Due to finances and work schedule, I had just made the decision to not go home for Christmas. This was going to be my first Christmas EVER without my parents. Needless to say, I wasn't happy with this prospect. … Continue reading Thoughts This Christmas
A fireside reading of John Piper's Christmas poem... http://vimeo.com/54327165
Signing off until the 28th. Hope ya'll have a very Merry Christmas!
Children of the Living God was recommended during a sermon a heard a couple of months ago. This small, 127 page book, packs a big punch. I was not expecting to be blown away in the first few pages. I have been very busy this holiday season and I haven’t been able to do a … Continue reading Christmas Recommendations #5
I love Christmas music. This cd, Behold The Lamb of God, is one of my favorites. It’s #2 on my top ten list. Andrew Peterson starts with the Isrealites need of a Savior (during the time of Moses) and concludes in the gospels with the birth of the Savior. It is an amazing and very … Continue reading Christmas Recommendation #3
Still shopping for Christmas presents? For the next week or so, I’m going to recommend some great books and cds. Who knows, you just might find the perfect gift you’ve been searching for. If you’re looking for a good devotional, this would be on my top ten list. Actually, it would probably be #1 on … Continue reading Christmas Recommendations #2