Blacks and Grays, Silence, Guards. Blacks and Grays symbolize the darkness of our Savior’s death and the fear with which they sealed His tomb with guards. A black table cloth and the seven lifeless candles sit on the table making the room dark, eerily silent. We’re waiting for Sunday. Darkness is a vivid visual. Why […]
A feast, a celebration, a party like no other. Preparing for Resurrection Sunday? Resurrection Sunday is a shadow of that someday soon feast – The Marriage Supper of the Lamb. Can I venture to say that it is the largest celebration for Christians on this planet, even larger than Christmas! Yes, Jesus was born, but […]
Finding ideas for Advent that are not just slapped with “Happy Birthday, Jesus” stickers is difficult. But I love Advent for just this reason—it takes searching, planning, and preparation! There is some very meaningful Advent ideas out there! I want my kids to feel the anticipation all month long that something amazing is coming on […]
Feels like I’ve birthed another baby! It’s just a book, but the effort was great and the gestation longer than I anticipated. It’s name is Jesus’ Unexpected Family Tree. I mentioned it last year in the blog, but it’s no longer a dream. It’s a real tangible book that I’m actually holding. I can scarcely believe […]
I have been dreading this date on our family calendar. It was sad just writing it on the calendar and now the day has come to help another one we love move far away. I hate goodbyes… I even cry for the movie ones! They make my heart twist and ache. “Why do we even […]
This is why I need a calendar. I forget. Memorial Day was a great idea! Americans forget. A memorial jogs our memory… often it’s a stone or a work of art. You see it and remember why it’s there. But what if you want everyone to remember, not just the people that walk by the […]
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