The Well of Christmas Despair

The Well of Christmas Despair

Shocked. Yet honored. Placide Cappeau of Roquemaure, France, was a commissionaire of wines in 1847. Asked by the small town parish priest to pen a poem for Christmas, he was happy to share his talent with the church, even though he was known more for his poetry than his church … [Continue reading]

Expecting the Unexpected

Julie Sanders Expectant

Are you expectant? For Christmas? Or maybe, with a child? My guest poster today is Julie Sanders, who has a new book out, EXPECTANT: 40 Devotions for New and Expectant Moms. Here’s Julie… No experience has the power to stir a woman’s hopes like that of becoming a mother. She may enter through … [Continue reading]

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day

Christmas Bells

Don’t you love Christmas carols? Yeah, me, too! And one of my favorite’s is I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day. Even more so because I know the story … [Continue reading]

The Christmas Geese

Christmas geese

I found this story around the web. The author is unknown. I hope you will enjoy it… There was once a man who didn’t believe in God and didn’t … [Continue reading]

How to End the Year Well

Lindsey Bell giveaway

My guest today is Lindsey Bell. I'm happy to be a part of her December book blog tour for her new book, Searching for Sanity: 52 Insights from the … [Continue reading]

Christmas Evans

Christmas Evans

Have you ever heard of Christmas Evans? Born on Christmas day in 1766, Christmas Evans grew up illiterate. When he was very young, his father died, … [Continue reading]

Arms Uplifted Bring Tears


The Christmas music from my cable network caught my attention. Silent Night. As I sat on the couch wondering how to decorate my mantel this year. … [Continue reading]

The Basement

Basement organized

Via No, that isn’t a picture of my basement. But it is a picture of how it will be, some day! All neat and tidy. Everything where it … [Continue reading]

The Shoes (#7)


***This is my annual Thanksgiving post. I hope you enjoy it.   The dark, gray skies overhead threatened an early snow. Rushing shoppers, … [Continue reading]

A Mouthful of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving dinner

“Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise — the fruit of lips that confess his name.” Heb. 13:15 … [Continue reading]