28 Names of Jesus {PLUS Free Printable}

Recently I became fascinated with all the different names Jesus has been given throughout the Bible. I should have been writing books, folding the laundry and washing my thirty-two windows, but I just could not stop digging through literature and Bible verses. I'm so glad I let my laundry pile up, my windows become more streaked and other writing delayed. I feel richer for … [Read more...]

Holiday To Do List

I have seen this Holiday to do list floating around social media for the past few weeks and just thought it would be fun to share on the blog. I love Christmas, I love giving gifts, I love being with family, I love baking but all of those things hold no eternal value. I have to continually check myself and make sure I am not making this life all about me, and what makes me … [Read more...]

8 Christmas Tradition Do-Overs (and Do Over and Overs!)

I love being one of the older writers here at STC. Reading about the other writers' young children brings back sweet memories of when mine were that little. It also gives me the opportunity to occasionally bring in the "been there, done that, here's how I would go back and do it better if I could" perspective. And that's what I'd like to share with you today. I wish I had … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Bring Joy Back into Christmas

5 Tips to Bring Joy Back into Christmas Movies, songs, and the culture around us often give us the impression that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year.  People are busy with Christmas concerts, Christmas parties, and preparing for the Christmas season. They look forward to spending time with loved ones and enjoying the festivities. But for some people it can be … [Read more...]

A Glimpse of Future Glory

I've been pondering an important lesson that recurs time and time again in the Scriptures. We see it in the life of Moses, an Egyptian prince who chose to identify himself with slaves. Because humility precedes glory. We see it in the life of David, a shepherd boy anointed Israel's second king. Because humility precedes glory. We see it in the life of Mary, a … [Read more...]