Tag Archive | holidays
Christmas isn’t my favorite holiday. This is the truth but also a lie. It’s the truth because from a Christian perspective Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday edge out Christmas for the holy days closest to my heart. When I share the Gospel, I emphasize the belief in salvation through Christ alone. This makes Good Friday […]
Okay I admit to watching the Netflix “Gilmore Girls – A Year in the Life” just like every other latte drinking, leggings and shearling boots wearing white girl. However, what I’m really excited about are the geek-worthy movies because I’m the girl who was standing in line at Victoria’s Secret on Black Friday with her earbuds […]
There’s a difference between favorite celebrations and holidays. My favorite celebration is probably Christmas followed by Halloween. But that’s from the context of cultural and secular fun. Gifts, food, movies, traditions, candy, and costumes. Even this weekend, the most fun part was celebrating my daughter’s eighth birthday with her first sleepover and doing all […]
Good King Wenceslas looked out, on the Feast of Stephen, When the snow lay round about, deep and crisp and even Most of us in the Protestant tradition have long ignored Saint Stephen’s feast day. It’s today, December 26. We do remember Stephen himself, of course. He’s first mentioned in Acts 6:5, when he is […]
We know that not all of our readers are in the USA, but all of our Featured Authors are, so we’re taking the day off. For your amusement, this infographic courtesy of Flag & Banner.
This is the first year that I’m celebrating Memorial Day from the other side. In September 2013, I lost one of my childhood friends. Jon and I both grew up as military brats. Our parents were stationed in Germany when we met. He was one of my two best friends in Kindergarten. But as with […]
I’m glad Avily gave us a feel-good Mother’s Day post yesterday. It balances what I’m about to do to you. I see a lot of complaints on Facebook and elsewhere about Mother’s Day. Here’s the thing. Mother’s Day was never meant to be happy joy celebrating your own motherhood. It’s about honoring the one who […]