Against The Backdrop Of Our Silence {God Speaks Clearly}

December strolls along and with it comes quiet. Silence. The days are excruciating with their cold and grey skies. I wonder, whose idea was it to live here in the Northeast? Who decided this was where we’d plant our family? Because a huge part of me wishes I lived in a place where being kissed by the […]

A 6-Year-Old’s Initiative To Make A Difference {Giving The Gift Of Hope}

“Mom, why is that boy on your page?” I glanced up to see what she was talking about. She pointed to the Gifts of Hope banner on my Facebook page. I explained that I write for World Help and that I help bring awareness of the suffering that’s going on in the world. I invite […]

The Jesse Tree {Starting A New Tradition}

For years, I’ve felt the restlessness of the Christmas season. Celebrating the birth of my Savior should be a time of celebration, rejoicing, and thanksgiving. Yet for so many years, this time of the year left me feeling empty and longing for more. The more I tried to pay attention, the greater the disappointment. Because […]

{Family Time: Building a Nativity}

It’s Wednesday!!! Another favorite day of the week for me because I get to share with you some of the awesome crafts and fun things I’ve done with my children. I have a Nativity set that comes out every Christmas. I love it and it seems to have found another fan… my 4-year-old daughter. The […]