Category: Seasons

how to nail the faithfulness challenge - a post by Susan Gaddis
Easter

How to Nail the Faithfulness Challenge

Hi, I’ve been thinking a lot about Easter and consistency lately. Sometimes life feels like you need to apply the saying of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” and just ride the wave of your current Christian experience. This might apply if you’ve talking about your dishwasher. Or, maybe

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Christian fasting, injustice, and rewards
Fasting

Christian Fasting, Injustice, and Rewards

What???? Christians can fast like that? That’s what I thought when someone suggested I give up TV and movies for Lent. Something’s wrong with this suggestion! Hmmm. What was wrong dawned on me recently when I watched actress Bridget Moynahan share why she’s taken up The Live Below the Line

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How to Redeem a Messy Christmas
Advent

How to Redeem a Messy Christmas

Oh the busyness of the Christmas season! I hit this week leading up to Christmas with my running shoes on and sprinting out the door. Like you, I’m super busy. And some of my busyness is messy … clean the house, wrap gifts, cook, do the dishes. Somebody’s got to

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Don't miss the vailue of Christmas Traditions
Advent

Don’t Miss the Value of Christmas Traditions

“Is your house decorated yet? Is the tree up? Did grandpa hide the pickle? Did she find baby Jesus or is he still lost?” Three granddaughters burst through the front door excited to be at Grandma’s to make a Christmas craft. Yes, the house stood decorated for Christmas … including

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Christmas Unmet Expectations on a post by Susan Gaddis
Advent

Unmet Expectations Ruining Your Christmas?

Do you ever find yourself feeling a little down over the holidays? Years ago I hit a real low at Christmas when I cheated. Yep, that’s right. I cheated. I had tipped toed into the living room where our Christmas tree with all our gifts stood in glorious array. Mom,

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Happy Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving, Friends!

Happy Thanksgiving! The house is clean, I’m heading to the kitchen to cook, and the kids and grandchildren will arrive in a few hours. I know this is happening in homes all over America. Mine is no different, and yet it is. Each of our families and friends make Thanksgiving

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Cuddle up with autumn quote on a photo by Carolyn Watson
Daily

5 Ways to Cuddle Up With Autumn

I love to cuddle up with autumn. It’s the time of year when I look forward to crisp days, cozy gatherings with family, and walking through pumpkin patches with grandkids. If you’re still waiting to connect with autumn, I’ve lined up some popular posts from the last few years. I

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