Christmas, Faith, Hope, Pain and suffering, promises

Jesus Our Hope

I know the God who is hope embodied in a tiny baby lying in a manger. I pray this beautiful Christmas day you will grasp that hope as well.

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A Prayer for Christmas Hope

The thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices, For yonder brinks a new and glorious morn. Fall on your knees, O, hear the angel voices. O, night divine. O, night when Christ was born. O, night divine. O night, O night divine. Lord Jesus, as we celebrate the season of Christ’s birth, there’s nothing that… Continue reading A Prayer for Christmas Hope

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A Prayer of Worship and Adoration

Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the reign of King Herod. About that time some wise men[a] from eastern lands arrived in Jerusalem, asking,  “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star as it rose, and we have come to worship him.”… After this interview the wise men went… Continue reading A Prayer of Worship and Adoration

Faith, Hope, Pain and suffering

Cultivating Gratitude When Life Sucks

Let’s face it: sometimes life just sucks. I’m not one to use any type of profanity, but I’m not sure there’s any other way to describe 2016. It’s been an unbelievably difficult year, filled with life-changing realities that have permanently altered our lives. And here we are, with the holidays upon us, trying to figure… Continue reading Cultivating Gratitude When Life Sucks

Christmas, Faith, parenting

A Simple Christmas

Christmas is tomorrow, and I don’t know what my problem is! I normally LOVE Christmas. I’m one of those people—you know the ones who put their Christmas decorations out at the beginning of November. I enjoy all of the sights and sounds of Christmas, and I want to have more than enough time to enjoy… Continue reading A Simple Christmas

Christmas, Faith, It's Your Turn, parenting

The Real Gift

Here is a guest post from a friend of mine. Enjoy! *****************************                                                               By Cole Mitchell As we enter another Christmas season and consider all that we have to be grateful for, all that brings us joy and happiness, I’m certain that most of us look at our children and grandchildren as amazing gifts… Continue reading The Real Gift