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CHRISTmas Memories



Before we start this article and CHRISTmas series I want to let you know to look for a Top 10 CHRISTmas list at the end of each article! As I begin this article my beautiful wife comes in the room and plugs in (or flips the switch) and on comes the CHRISTmas lights (you’ll notice I always spell CHRISTmas in this fashion on purpose).  As she does so she asks, “Does that help?”  Of course it does, so I give her a hearty, “YES!” Read More


TRUE THANKSGIVING…FOR GOD’S GLORY AND OUR GOOD!


TRUE THANKSGIVING…FOR GOD’S GLORY AND OUR GOOD!

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve highlighted a brief history of Thanksgiving as a holiday and what we can do to make the holidays more enjoyable…or maybe just less stressful.

Thanksgiving (and Holidays) Can Really Stink

“For those of you who cannot be with family this Thanksgiving, please resist the urge to brag.”                                 Andy Borowitz

“Thanksgiving is a time to count your blessings, one by one, as each relative goes home.”                                                        Melanie White

While these sentiments hit close…Read More


HOW TO SURVIVE AND THRIVE DURING THE HOLIDAYS



If you have not yet done so check out the first post in this series, “Thanksgiving – A Day or a Lifestyle?” It contains a brief history of Thanksgiving from the Israelites to the early Church, showing the gratitude that was continually given to God…2 Corinthians 4:14-15; 2 Corinthians 9:10-12; 1 Timothy 2:1-3; 4:4-5. An attitude of gratitude is what makes Thanksgiving, and all of life, special.   

Family time, great food and eating all you want, road trips, precious memories, warm hearts and hearths…Read More