Christmas Is . . .

Last Sunday we were sitting in church with our five not-so-angels. As you mothers know, Sunday morning can turn from peaceful worship preparation to frantic survival mode in less than a second. This particular Sunday had more trigger points than usual: It was Christmas program day. Not only … [Read more...]

Guest Post: All I Want for Christmas Is

Today my friend and fellow author, Janice Dick, joins me on my blog. Janice Dick writes historical and contemporary fiction, inspirational articles, blogs and book reviews. She also edits and presents writing workshops. Website:  www.janicedick.com … [Read more...]

Is God Enough?

There are times in our lives when all of us ask, "Is God enough?" We live in a fallen, sinful world where bad things happen to good people. I've had a few experiences in my life which have shaken me and forced me to think about what I believe and why. Gifts from a loving God, the first piece I … [Read more...]

Guest Post – Making Peace with Christmas

Today I'm sharing a guest post by Sheila Seiler Lagrand: Sheila Seiler Lagrand, Ph.D., earned her doctorate in anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles. As an undergraduate at the University of California, San Diego, she studied anthropology and literature with an emphasis in … [Read more...]

Why Should I Worry?

As a child, I used to sing a chorus by Eugene Peterson that says, "Why worry, when you can pray. Trust Jesus . . ." Here's an arrangement I found on Youtube: [youtube=http://youtu.be/9-d3CvVjaAc] Philippians 4:6-7 says: "Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you … [Read more...]

Guest Post – Reaching out at Christmas

Today I'm pleased to welcome Kathi Macias to my blog. I've enjoyed reading some of Kathi's books and in August Kathi invited me to join her as an author in her Kathi Macias 12 Days of Christmas Series. Kathi Macias is a multi-award winning writer who has authored nearly 40 books and ghostwritten … [Read more...]

The Essence of Christmas

Writers are challenged to condense each story down to a one or two sentence tag line. What would be your "tagline" for Christmas? In other words, what does Christmas mean to you? If the pretty lights, snow, times with family and friends, baking, tasty treats, and frantic shopping disappeared, would … [Read more...]

Guest Post – Rejoicing in the Present

Today I'm happy to welcome my friend, Marcia Lee Laycock, as my guest. For more of Marcia's writing go to http://marcialeelaycock.com/ Marcia says: For the past thirty some years, I’ve been a pastor’s wife, mother of three girls, caretaker of two dogs, two cats and sundry fish, and oh, yes, a … [Read more...]

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