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This year what if instead of writing letters to Santa, we wrote prayers to Jesus. Maybe let’s try writing a Christmas prayer to Jesus. Let’s pour our heart and our belief into it. Let’s have the expectation that His desire is to grant us the petitions of our heart. We could even ask our families to join us. Let’s start a new tradition.
Kids learn fear, self consciousness, and timidity and they turn into us — adults. This year, let’s get back to our truest, boldest, most confidence, bravest selves. Let’s live in our authenticity. Let’s boldly sing our song to the world. Who knows — just maybe they will sing along.
Today I ran out to pick up boxes for Christmas gifts. The lady at the register was mumbling softly as she checked me out about how she doesn’t do Christmas anymore. She said she stopped years ago when she realized the history. I still wasn’t quite following her. Trying to understand, I asked if itContinue reading “Giving Back God’s Gift”
As we move into gifting season, be mindful not to simply scratch off people’s gifts like to-dos on a grocery list. Select thoughtful gifts. Gifts that speak to your loved ones truest selves. Give (gift) from your heart ❤ as Christ gave from his. Christmas is about love and love is kind and thoughtful.
Not one of us was born without a gift to give the world. What is your gift? What gift will you share with world during this time?
Lately I have been writing about my journey as a mom of a teenage daughter but today as I wanted to take a little time to remember my first two daughters — Madisyn and Sariyah — who I loved but really never knew. Today mark’s the start of Pregnancy Loss Month. On September 23, 2013,Continue reading “Taking Time to Remember”
It has been about a month or so since my last post. We have been pretty busy. Last time I posted, I talked about purpose over preference. If you don’t remember, we have been wanting to adopt a 4-10 year old and God brought the possibility of a 14-year old into our life. That isContinue reading “Congrats! It’s a Teenage Girl!”
It is a family joke that one of my Uncles said one holiday as the grace before dinner, “Bless the Blessed”. It sounds so silly. We laugh about it to this day. What was he thinking if at all, we have all wondered. Today, I thought of him. Today, I wondered if I understood theContinue reading “Bless the Blessed”
Today (and everyday honestly), God wants us to love ourselves and see ourselves the way he sees us. He wants us to love Him above anyone else on the planet.