Unique personalities, unusual circumstances, and unexpected issues can turn even the most anticipated holiday gatherings into a time of stress and exhaustion.
This Holiday Season, let’s do more than just “survive.” Let’s purpose to enjoy every single moment. It can done! I know I’m determined to make it happen and I hope these tips will encourage you as well...
There are numerous things wives need from their husbands, but they don’t know how to articulate them, or they fear the question will bring tension. More than 200 women were recently asked: What is something you need from your husband, but you don’t know how to ask him for it?
We’ve all played the game. You know it and I know it, the comparison game is one that rears it’s ugliness and traps us even in our best moments. Somehow, someway this comparison game runs rampant among women.
The first few notes of “O Holy Night,” and the Peanuts singing, “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” stir the true spirit of Christmas in our souls. Many of the Christmas Carols that have become part of the tapestry of our every December are woven from the very One who was, is, and always will be.
Here are 10 well-known Christmas carols whose lyrics tell the real meaning of Christmas
Every year, when I flip the calendar to December, I get caught up in making Christmas "perfect". It causes me to have heightened expectations about how everything should look and taste and be. Can you relate?
Let this help you learn to surrender, and let Christmas...be Christmas.
I am aware of little that God does in my life. I certainly notice the prayers he hasn't yet answered. But I've been asking God to show me more of those 10,000 things He answers but I'm oblivious to. I've asked Him to show me more of His glory, His amazing grace toward me, and the way He works in all the details of my life....
Oh, the ol’ bugaboo of dating as a single mom. Should you? Shouldn’t you? There is a line of thinking among some Christians that all dating is wrong. There are others who would say that dating is perfectly natural and okay, but boundaries should be set forth in Christian dating.
If you're looking at dating as a single parent, see if these points have validity.
We've all heard a balanced diet with plenty of fruits and veggies can deliver important vitamins and nutrients for better health; but many of your favorite foods can actually help support your immune system, too.
When the shepherds came to the manger and told everyone about the supernatural announcement of Christ’s birth, there were two distinct reactions – “Wonder” and “Ponder”. Those in attendance wondered at what the shepherds said, but Mary pondered what they said in her heart.
So how about you? Are you a “wonderer” or a “ponderer”?
Work, school, homework, after school activities, friends all compete for time on the family calendar. But Family time can serve as an escape from the demands and deadlines of daily life, and builds strong relationships.
Here are some easy, fun ideas to help make the most of time spent together.
When our fall schedules, dominated by the demands of parenting, stretch our marriages and spiritual lives, it’s time to take a closer look. Here are six things to consider to recalibrate your life, for the sake of your marriage and your walk with the Lord.
If you've experienced a loss, there are some practical ways grieving people can help themselves navigate the holidays as well as help friends and broken children experience the joy of Christmas in the context of grief.