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Merry Christmas Friends!

Merry Christmas Friends!

From my home to yours…merry Christmas! In our neighborhood, there is a house lit up like a fancy department store.  There’s a huge Santa, Grinch, and Elf on the roof.  There’s a snowman on the lawn.  And a sleigh and reindeer. Across the street,...
Welcoming Christmas

Welcoming Christmas

Twenty-four days until Christmas. When you were a child, these words brought you great excitement! As an adult, they cause you to PANIC. So many presents to buy!  The house must be decorated!  The lines at the store are so long!  We’re sick and we have to...
Merry Christmas Friends!

Merry Christmas Friends!

From my home to yours, may you have a blessed Christmas this week! Joy to the world, the Lord has come.  The words of Isaiah 40:9-11 ring true as we think of the birth of the Messiah. O Zion, You who bring good tidings, Get up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, You...
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

As cute as my Mrs. Claus is, we know that Santa Claus is not the main character of Christmas. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.  Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.  This will be a...
Why This Pyrex Dish Led to My First Stitches

Why This Pyrex Dish Led to My First Stitches

This dish looks innocent enough, doesn’t it? But one week ago, it disrupted an otherwise normal evening.  Our family had just gotten home.  Everyone was upstairs and I was starting to put together dinner.  I held this dish on both sides and went towards the...