Merry Christmas everyone! Have a very BLESSED day! Much love to you all...the McDaniel's (: … [Read more...] about Merry Christmas!
Archives for December 2012
All I really want for Christmas…
Several mornings ago, when I went to wake up Noah, he rolled over sleepily rubbing his eyes. “Mom,” he whispered to me, “all I really want for Christmas is Jesus in my life.” It took me off guard, surprised me in my hurried state. I stopped in the quietness and my heart filled. It’s hard to just keep going when you hear those words. I soaked in the moment, sitting there beside him in the … [Read more...] about All I really want for Christmas…
Tips for Taking Your Best Family Photos
A huge thanks to Brooke Martin Photography for these great photo tips and for being a part of our facebook giveaway today! Check out Brooke's website at www.brookemartinphotography.net for more great ideas and photo inspiration! If you are taking photos indoors, make sure you have plenty of light coming in. Open the blinds and take pictures near a window, or open a door in the room to add some … [Read more...] about Tips for Taking Your Best Family Photos
God, where are you?
I searched for a verse this morning to find encouragement, to find something to hold onto in this crazy world. I think the one that fits best for this day is simply this, "Jesus wept." John 11:35 Finding perspective in the midst of tragedy...it's a tricky, difficult thing at times... We ask questions that beg for answers. And sometimes the answers never come. Why? How? Is it possible? … [Read more...] about God, where are you?
“What Do I Say to My Kids?” 7 Things – Talking to Kids About Tragedy
Still seem to be searching for words...unable to wrap my mind around the senselessness of it all. Along with many of you, I feel completely heart-broken, spirit-grieved over the very sad loss of this family in our neighborhood. Quite sure that every mom in Cypress, and especially right here in Coles Crossing, hugged their own precious ones a little tighter this morning, and a lot … [Read more...] about “What Do I Say to My Kids?” 7 Things – Talking to Kids About Tragedy