‘Tis the Season to Sing and Let Your Heart Be Touched

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As I sit here listening to a favorite Christmas song of mine by Steven Curtis Chapman, I am finding it very difficult to put into words what I am feeling. The song is called All I Really Want for Christmas, and it has always touched a very soft and tender spot in my heart.  I honestly can’t listen to it without tearing up and feeling a hurt in my heart for the millions of children who will spend Christmas day (as well as every other day of the year) without a family to call their own.  Listen and Let Your Heart Be Moved Please listen to this song and let your heart be touched for … [Read more...]

‘Tis the Season to Serve: 7 Practical Ways to Serve Others This Christmas

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I’m so excited to announce a 4-week series for each Monday until Christmas: ‘Tis the Season! I’ll be joining Erin @ The Humbled Homemaker and Leigh Ann @ Intentional By Grace in discussing the true meaning of Christmas. Today our topic is ‘Tis the Season to Serve. Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year.  On top of the normal, everyday duties, there is also extra shopping to do, gifts to wrap, food to make, decorations to put up, and parties to attend. Whew…just thinking about it can wear me out! With all of the busy-ness of the season, it’s no wonder that serving others can … [Read more...]

How YOU Can Help Japan

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    As the country of Japan is going through a time of terrible devastation, many people want to do what they can to help.  But halfway across the world, what can any of us in America possibly do to help?  Most of us will not be able to go to Japan to physically help the country and her people.  However, there are several ways that we can help with the relief efforts and show our support!   1.  Paper Cranes for Japan   Students Rebuild is partnering with DoSomething.org to give young people a way to help with “Paper Cranes for Japan”.  Help and encourage your … [Read more...]