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Seven Ways to Keep the Christ in Christmas

KEY POINTS TO KEEPING A FAITH BASED CHRISTMAS Remember that you cannot buy love. Gifts don’t replace quality time spent together. Focus on keeping Christ at the center of Christmas. Teach your children the following: gratitude, giving, and graciousness. Focus more on hospitality and hosting, than buying the perfect gift. Read Old Testement prophecies on… Continue reading Seven Ways to Keep the Christ in Christmas

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Why We Don’t Celebrate Santa Claus

*This post may contain affiliate ads Christmas Time It really is a magical time of year, isn’t it? What is there not to love about all the garland and boughs of holly strung up everywhere? Houses are decorated so beautifully and at night entire neighborhoods are lit up from one end to another. Stores keep… Continue reading Why We Don’t Celebrate Santa Claus

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Simple Saturdays: Finances, Christmas Gift Guide, Tired Moms, Money Saving Tips, and Much More

Celebrating Christmas The past few days we were able to celebrate Christmas with some family.  In lieu of receiving an overwhelming amount of Christmas gifts, my children received a Chocolate Lab from their grandparents. Our newest family member, Zuma, named after the Paw Patrol character is already so loved within our family. Our beloved dog,… Continue reading Simple Saturdays: Finances, Christmas Gift Guide, Tired Moms, Money Saving Tips, and Much More

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GUEST POST: Useful Strategies to Combat Holiday Stress

Today my guest blogger from Sincerely Christi  has compiled some useful strategies that will help us learn how to combat the stress happens around the holiday season. Please join me and learn some helpful strategies for alleviating holiday stress. Useful Strategies to Combat Holiday Stress The holiday season is quickly approaching and with it, comes lots of… Continue reading GUEST POST: Useful Strategies to Combat Holiday Stress

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Guest Post Part II: The Wonder of It All-All God’s Grace in One Tiny Face

  Yesterday on my blog, was a very special guest post by Elaine from This Grateful Mama.   Today, I have Elaine’s wonderful addition to “The Wonder of It All”;  and it is a breath-taking and overwhelming account of the Lord’s love for us. The combination of her words and vivid imagery paint a picture you do… Continue reading Guest Post Part II: The Wonder of It All-All God’s Grace in One Tiny Face

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Guest Post: The Wonder Of It All – Mary’s Response

  The Christmas season is here and one of my favorite things to do is read the story of Jesus’ birth. As a mom, I can only imagine how much Mary loved her precious son.  What an honor it must have been to be chosen to carry the King! Have you ever wondered what it… Continue reading Guest Post: The Wonder Of It All – Mary’s Response

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Learning to Be Still When You’re Always in a Hurry

Life is busy. Life can become chaotic. Too much busyness can cause stress. Stress is not healthy for your mental, emotional, physical, or your spiritual health. How do you unwind? Run? Eat? Pray? Read? Talk to somebody? Sleep? Even in trying to unwind you are still doing something. How often do you sit still? No… Continue reading Learning to Be Still When You’re Always in a Hurry