Liz Curtis Higgs
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Former Bad Girl, grateful for the grace God offers. Happy wife of Bill, one of the Good Guys. Proud mom of two grown-up kids with tender hearts. Lame housekeeper. Marginal cook. Pitiful gardener. Stuff I love? Encouraging my sisters in Christ—across the page, from the platform, online, in person. Unpacking...

(in)side DaySpring: things we love
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  1. Absolutely beautiful Liz, thank-you.

    Merry Christmas & blessings to all for a peaceful, joyful season.


  2. Yes, amen, Lord, amen. we don’t need another anything, but Jesus. It’s really that simple; it’s really that profound. It’s really that astounding that the Lord sent exactly Whom we need. Merry Christmas. Thank you for coming, Lord Jesus, over two thousand years ago. Thank you for coming afresh. thank you that you will come again! Yes, amen, Lord, amen!

    • And when 11 months have rolled by, we’ll be ready to celebrate His birth again. it never gets old or stale or boring, because He is new in us and we are made new in Him! Blessings of this holy season, Lynn.

  3. This prayer brought me to tears! So grateful to join in it with heart-felt gratitude for what our Lord Jesus has done for us. I agree with Lynn…astounding! Merry Christmas!!

  4. Beautiful Liz. Merry Christmas to you and all who write these inspirational words. Thank You!

  5. Liz,
    Beautifully written prayer! I absolutely agree we don’t need another anything–just a Savior who gave us His all so we could live with Him!
    Have a blessed Christmas!

    • I find I’m gathering up and toss the wrapping and tissue paper faster every year, just to bring that part of the season to a quick close. It’s not about spending money on the people we love but spending time with the people we love! Thanks for sharing, Beth!