This Christmas video made by Southland Christian Church is the best ever. "Christmas According to Kids" has been viewed over a million times, and it just keeps getting more loved and shared. If you're reading by email, click over to this post to view, and Merry Christmas to you! (Southland Christian Church is an evangelical Christian Church of 4 campuses in Kentucky. You can out … [Read more...] about Christmas According to Kids: Best Video Ever!
At the start of a new school year: A huge thank you to all teachers, for your heart, devotion, and love for our children. As parents, we are so grateful for you, our words may not always fully express what we feel inside. We appreciate all that you do, often behind the scenes where no one even sees. Know that you are loved and valued by many. You are an amazing gift to our kids and to our … [Read more...] about A Prayer for Teachers: 12 Verses of Encouragement
Sometimes things happen around us that startle us, stir us, make us think more deeply about our existence and how we're spending the time we've been given - this gift of life. Sometimes they're good things - sometimes hard. Sometimes they're the cutting moments that make us remember how short life can really be. But on those days when we're listening deep, we often have this sudden insight … [Read more...] about My goal for today…13 things.
The great clean up after the storm has begun - inside houses everywhere around Houston - where children played games, waited for snow, made forts, drank cups of hot chocolate, waited for snow, ate everything in sight and then asked for more, fought with swords, pillows, and other various household items, and still waited for snow… I loved every minute of it. What rarely happens in Houston, … [Read more...] about Sometimes Snow Days Aren’t Just About the Snow
I have to admit, I'm not surprised. One week before Christmas, all media buzz and attention has turned to a family who are dearly loved and known around the world. And whether or not you agree with Phil Robertson, the story has most likely grabbed your attention. Coincidence you say? I think not. Don't let the enemy steal your Christmas. He's trying to you know. You may not even realize it … [Read more...] about don’t let the enemy steal your Christmas…
Each year, I carefully arrange our family's nativity set with a creative, decorative eye - everything in its proper place. One morning after the kids had left for school, I noticed it had been completely re-arranged with each ceramic figure - shepherds, animals, wise men, Mary, Joseph, angel - positioned around in a big circle, all facing towards the center. And there He was, right in the … [Read more...] about 31 Verses for Celebrating Christmas – Keeping Christ at the Center