The magic of Christmas -

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Dec 19, 2014 by

It was a simple question, and one I doubt he expected would cause me to burst into tears. I’ll admit it surprised me too. “Ang, what do you want for […]

Expect Jesus - Sarah Markley -

Two years ago we spent Christmas with my sister-in-law and family in England. Then we spent the New Year holiday in Northern Ireland with some friends. We explored the countryside, […]


Smooshed together in the back of the Guatemalan jeep, our four teens peered out the window, eyeing the edge of the cliff. I watched as our thirteen-year-old daughter clutched her […]

Ann Voskamp - Life Turns Lovely -

Why it happened right then, when she turned toward the stack of dishes on the counters, the squash peeling and apple cores and crusted pots, she had no idea. No […]

Christmas Isn't About Me - Dawn Camp -

It’s the first week in December and I’m already prepared to fail at Christmas. I never complete a Jesse Tree devotional with the kids; I shop at the last minute; […]

Brave - Angela Nazworth -

A few years ago, we took a family vacation to the beach. My daughter, just five at the time, spent most of her time far away from the water. When […]


In Pursuit

Dec 2, 2014 by

It was right then that I started thinking about Thomas Jefferson on the Declaration of Independence and the part about our right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. […]


I step into the archery range, a little cocky and a whole lot excited. Before I ever touch the elegant recurve bow, I am sure that archery will be my […]