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Monthly Archives: December 2012

To the New.

We are ringing in the new year in front of the fire, dressed in our new Christmas p.j.s with some chocolate covered snacks and Downton Abbey and maybe some Mr. Darcy.¬† Sounds rather sad perhaps, but it is actually rather cozy. There’s no where else that I’d rather be than surrounded by my little family,…

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The Christmas {Sugar Cookie} Story

  Three batches of sugar cookie dough rolled out on a flour-sprinkled wooden table…     Special cookie cutters brought from overseas by a special godmother …   butter and sugar and flour that spell out the Amazing Love of a Wonderful God…   little hands, rolling, cutting and forming shapes into the most the…

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{Still} More.

I stepped outside this afternoon and made my way down the streets, classical Christmas carols playing on the radio in my car, messy and strewn with lost mittens, church handouts and water bottles … just a quick errand to do for our home…I knew it would be busy in town, but there was no other…

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All is Calm.

“Silent night … Holy night … all is calm … all is bright …       This Christmas has been so quiet. Amidst the noise and the bustle of a family of seven, the never-ending Christmas carols being pounded [played sweetly] on our century old piano, the screams, laughs, giggles and protests of a…

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Choose.

“To me, to “celebrate life” is simply a choice.       Every day, God extends His hands to offer me another day of life. I have that choice to take that gift and turn it into 24 hours of real life in Christ¬† or just let it become another 24 hours lived in a…

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