In a world characterized by division, two lives uniting is truly a wonder to behold. Even though a decade has since past, I still recall the moment I was struck by this. Standing in front of the grand bridal mirror in our church, I remember looking at the refection of a young woman I hardly… Continue reading 10 Creative and Cheap Ways to Celebrate Your Anniversary This Year!
Have you ever stopped to think why we celebrate the Easter Bunny and have egg hunts? It was a question my soon-to-be mother-in-law posed to me years ago because she had never seen it in Mexico. She was amazed at the affect it had on so many people and churches here in the U.S. A… Continue reading 7 Ideas for Celebrating Christ’s Resurrection at Home with Your Kids (+ Free Printables!)
Valentine's Day = Romance. At least that's what social media shouts at us. From heart-shaped desserts to engagement rings, the internet has no shortage of how to make your celebration "perfect" this Feb. 14th. Because of these bombarding messages, I fear that our view of this upcoming holiday has become very narrow. Basically we're told… Continue reading Wise Women Living: 12 Ways to Show God’s Love this Valentine’s Day
Gifts. Pretty lights and decorations. A delicious feast. But, behind the beautiful place settings, perfectly carved turkey, prettily packaged gifts, and in the midst of a thousand Christmas lights may sit a darkened heart. Behind the laughter could lie sadness. A heart longing for something more. Something that will heal the hurt and the sting of… Continue reading How Focusing on Christ can Help a Hurting Heart during the Holidays