The Tree

Nov 30, 2015 by

Every year my family and I pull on our rain boots, wrap scarves around our necks, and pull hats on our heads and set off together to find a Christmas tree. […]


“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call His name Immanuel” {Matthew 1:23} With the spotlight of a star, Glory stooped low into the womb […]


I didn’t realize I couldn’t see before I got glasses in the second grade. But I remember a night shortly after getting my super sturdy (and nerdy) frames with the […]


I am a perfectionist. I can’t even say I’m a recovering perfectionist, because if I’m really honest I know I haven’t given up those tendencies. I want our memories to be lovely […]


This is the first time in several years that I’m actually looking forward to the Christmas season. I know that’s not terribly “Christian” of me to say, but hear me […]

The Lord is my light and my salvation -

My husband travels for his job. A lot. When we first got married, we lived in the country on five wooded acres. For this growing-up-in-the-city girl, it was a big […]

Be gentle with yourself. Alia Joy  -

I grieve every Christmas. I miss my father the most this time of year. He passed away right before Thanksgiving four years ago. The grief always seemed so out of […]

Never-Ending Christmas -

“The Savior—yes, the Messiah, the Lord—has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David! And you will recognize Him by this sign: You will find a baby wrapped snugly in […]