Here's to a quiet Christmas Like most everyone I know, I have been on the runaway Polar Express since Thanksgiving. When I was looking at the calendar back in November, the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas seemed innocent enough. I loved filling in the squares with all the extra activities - family dinners and holiday… Continue reading A Quiet Christmas
The Post Christmas Blahs
I have the post-Christmas blahs. I'm not talking the 'sit in the corner and cry' type of depression or the 'stay in bed with the covers over your head' kind - I just have the lethargy that comes when it is cold and wet and dreary and the excitement of getting ready for the big… Continue reading The Post Christmas Blahs
Do You Hear What I Hear?
How to make Christmas meaningful? That has been our discussion in Sunday School these past few weeks and one that I struggle with each year. Christmas is a challenge when you have grown up in the church, when every year you have heard the same story about the baby in the manger, the shepherds and… Continue reading Do You Hear What I Hear?