There is a Cross from which He hung, so you can have a ladder that reaches up back to Heaven; Your one step up so you can enjoy this gift of rest --- This gift of being.
So what are we hoping for this Christmas? What are we longing for beyond the craze of commercialized Christmas, and looking forward to, before the year turns its other corner?
Though the clock's just ticked 52 minutes past Christmas -- Christmas isn't yet over for those lingering for just a bit more... Christmas --- that's His gift to us. Here we breath our relief, here we find our grace, here we find His heart beating with kindness, longing with love just for us, just to us. If you find yourself hurting … Continue reading when your heart’s longing for a bit more Christmas
Christmas is finally here and with that we have finished our last daily round of Christmas crafts. Every day in December the children receive an Advent numbered bag with an instruction and materials found within. Some of the crafts have been taken from Pinterest while others have been bought from our local Red Dot store. The … Continue reading Daily Christmas Craft Bags
I have been using John Piper's Daily Reading for Advent "Good News Great Joy" in preparing our family for Christmas. I really love taking the time to savour the preciousness of Christmas by developing a little tradition in our home. It is so easy to lose focus on the true meaning of Christmas with so much activities bombarding our … Continue reading Savouring the Saviour – How to Prepare Your Heart for Christmas