For decades, ornaments have been accumulated for the family Christmas tree. Today, they are out of sync with modern holiday culture. See what happens to the boxes of ornaments displayed in garage or estate sales.
How do you convey the spirit of Christmas in your world? Are we doing a good job of projecting the essence of peace on earth, good will toward man? Is that hard to do, in a secular world where the presence of angels and miracles is challenged? Here’s what I see, when I look around.
Backstory I love walking into a home when there’s a delightful whiff of cooking and baking coming from the kitchen. It tells me that someone is treating me special and I am welcome here. It doesn’t work if you’re serving cookies from the box on the shelf. But when they are fresh baked, and the […]
Backstory – Christmas Pageant This Christmas story is absolutely true. Daughters Cheryl and Lisa and son Michael acted out the skit. We have the photos that captured it. All Cheri’s idea, based on the Christmas teachings that had touched her heart. Their actions touched ours. Listen in or read the text, please. Consider This Show […]
I do so look forward to dragging out all those tried and true Christmas decorations each year. I look forward to tub after tub of memories opened, explored, spruced up and lovingly placed around our home. The wreath chosen by my mother for its lush colors. The hand-made ornaments of my childhood. The treasured nutcracker […]
What’s the BEST Christmas gift you ever received? Think about it. What pops right into your mind? I’ll bet it’s not the most expensive gift you ever got. It’s probably the one most lovingly selected by someone who knows you very, very well and contributes regularly to your happiness. Sometimes, a gift provides an unexpected […]