get the right start – ahead of the holidays

Today's "meme of the week" is another two-fer. The pictures are related - front and back cover - and they are also designed to encourage my readers to begin making plans to enjoy the best Christmas story ever. SHARE: If you read this blog, then I'm confident you're going to like the book. So please consider getting some extra copies for …

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“This is a Christmas house!” – Advent Day 13

Go, Tell It On The Mountain, Over the hills and everywhere; Go, Tell It On The Mountain That Jesus Christ is born! There are (at least) two stories wrapped up in our Christmas wreath on the front door. There is the story of why we hang a wreath, and there is the story of our magnolia. …

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The morning light from heaven! Advent day 1

"Because of God’s tender mercy, the morning light from heaven is about to break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, and to guide us to the path of peace.” - Luke 1:78-79 Today is the first Sunday of Advent. Advent, of course, is the season of getting-ready-for-Christmas. …

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You are a key player in “The Greatest Story Ever Told”

"Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God— children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God" (John 1:12-13). Today's Advent Character is critically important to the story as it unfolded two-thousand years …

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