Category Archives: Christmas

And be thankful …

“Forever is composed of nows,” Emily Dickinson. My forever (and yours too) is composed of the nows. Exactly what I’m writing about in my new devotional/meditation book. Living in the present. Enjoying the moment right here and now. Even if … Continue reading

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What’s on your Christmas list?

In light of Christmas coming soon, several words intrigued me. Here are just a few which made me think of Christmas: Rich Incomparable Riches Kindness Gift Makes you think of the holidays and gifting times, doesn’t it? I looked up … Continue reading

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DREAM Big!

My husband and I did some after-Christmas shopping. While browsing the shelves for bargains, we purchased hand towel with the words: DREAM written across the bottom edge. Above the lettering appeared a spray of green leaves and red berries with … Continue reading

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Vicks VapoRub = comfort & healing

Just opening the blue jar of Vicks VapoRub® brings back fond memories of my Mom. Whenever I was sick, she would gently rub the ointment on my throat and chest and carefully cover the area with a towel. Then I’d … Continue reading

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The gift that keeps on giving

“Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!” – 2 Corinthians 9:15

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak mid-winter Long ago. Angels and archangels May have … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! You might be saying to yourself — what’s up with her? Yesterday was the start of the New Year, so why is she wishing us a Happy New Year on January 2. That’s a valid question. And … Continue reading

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Are you ready for Christmas?

Only two more days before Christmas. Just two more sleeps before the big day. Reality check time again. Am I calmer — more rested? Am I ready to properly celebrate the birth of the Christ-child? His birth is a big … Continue reading

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Devoted to Prayer

Just five days before Christmas and I need to do an emotional and physical check. To be perfectly honest, I’d have to say not so good. My emotions are all over the place between elated and depressed. I’m totally elated … Continue reading

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Jesus: the Reason for the Season (part II)

My preparations for the season (so far) consist of running here and there while wearing myself out. I’ve carved so little free time out to just sit and contemplate the real reason for the season. It is Jesus’ birthday and … Continue reading

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