Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:04 AM

Observing Advent with Your Kids

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:04 AM
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:04 AM

The leaves have fallen, the wind is cold, and despite my best efforts to “slow down”, time seems to just fly by and Advent is upon us. While the world goes barreling to the end of a calendar year, the Christian year is just beginning. Advent marks the first season in the Christian year. It is a beautiful opportunity to quiet the hurry, find the Holy, and share the true gift of Christmas with our children.....

 

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Decking Your Halls with Advent
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:06 AM

Decking Your Halls with Advent

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:06 AM
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:06 AM

Every year when Christmas rolls around, I feel the excitement pulsing through the air.  The twinkling lights, the smells of fresh greenery adorning our mantles, the bustle of shoppers eager to fill their stockings, the sounds of familiar carols and the chill of the air holding the potential of the long-awaited snow.  This season holds so much hope and joy that we can often forget the source of those attributes.  That is why I love the Christian tradition of Advent.  It re-centers our focus around our Savior. 

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Preparing Your Thanksgiving Pre-Feast
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 5:42 AM

Preparing Your Thanksgiving Pre-Feast

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 5:42 AM
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 5:42 AM

As if being stuck in the kitchen over the Thanksgiving holiday isn't enough to make you pull your hair out by itself, how frustrating is it to have your friends and family invading your space while you work to finish up the holiday spread?  Today I thought I would share my go-to way of keeping nosey husbands, pilfering Papaws, and snackey kids out of your holiday kitchen. There will be no more pestering you about when dinner will be ready, once you have this family favorite out on table, for all to see (and eat). 

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Fall is Here: A Guide to Fall Gardening
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:14 AM

Fall is Here: A Guide to Fall Gardening

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:14 AM
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:14 AM

Fall is here - almost!

Like the fresh wind of the Holy Spirit that blows across our hearts; gardeners in North Texas are awaiting the cool breezes of the fall season which are beginning to stir.  Unscheduled rain droplets from heaven are arriving to water our parched gardens and tempts us to dance in the rain as we plant for food and beauty.

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