Love on Display

Over 30 years ago, our family Christmas celebration included the birth of our youngest son. We attended concerts and dinner parties with our infant son in tow. He was “baby Jesus” in the Christmas program that year, and thankfully, he slept through the entire program. I especially treasure one picture we have of him looking … More Love on Display

You Are My Joy

I sit here writing on my couch in view of our first dainty Christmas tree that my husband and I got for our first Christmas together just last year. It was actually a hand-me-down from my mother and was intended to be an outdoor decoration. It stands 3 feet tall, its branches are scarce, and … More You Are My Joy

The Promise of Peace

What does this time of year between Thanksgiving and Christmas do to your spirit? Are you frenetic about your unending to-do lists, gifts to buy, additional events and gatherings to attend? Are you anxious about having the perfectly decorated home, maintaining familial harmony, or hiding those darn elves every night? Or maybe you are lonely … More The Promise of Peace