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Why CHRISTMAS?

Why CHRISTMAS?

  The ONE whose birth I celebrate at what we call Christmas, was born with a purpose!! HE was born as flesh, yet HE was also fully GOD. HE was born so that GOD could walk with us to reveal HIMSELF, as a FATHER, a friend, Savior and reveal HIS NEW Covenant in more detail. … Continue reading

Christmas……..How we Celebrate

Post from 12/2009 We celebrate Christmas by solemnly and joyfully reflecting on the real reason for this Season. The reason is our Messiah ….. Emmanual……God with us!! We celebrate because of Christ, we celebrate HIM, we celebrate His Father, His beginning, His family tree, His heritage, His birth, His character, His love, His forgiveness, His purpose, His life, His words, … Continue reading

Walk with HIM: Where I’ve seen Jesus this season?

And the Word (Christ) became flesh (human, incarnate) and tabernacled (fixed His tent of flesh, lived awhile) among us; and we [actually] saw His glory (His honor, His majesty), such glory as an only begotten son receives from his father, full of grace (favor, loving-kindness) and truth. John 1:14 Where have I seen Jesus this … Continue reading

Walk with Him: Christmas…..How We Celebrate

We celebrate Christmas by solemnly and joyfully reflecting on the real reason for this Season. The reason is our Messiah…..Emmanual…….God with us! We celebrate because of Christ, we celebrate HIM, we celebrate His Father, His beginning, His family tree, His heritage, His birth, His character, His love, His forgiveness, His purpose, His life, His words, His death, His blood, His resurrection … Continue reading

Handicraft/Life Skills Spotlight and Challenge

Wood Working/Building Construction Since Handicrafts/Life skills are an important part of our family I wanted to spotlight it on my blog . I also wanted to offer a weekly challenge (or we can just call it an invitation =) to anyone who happens to read my blog. This would be great for both Home schooling … Continue reading

Our Christmas Tree

The day after Thanksgiving I brought out the tree and put it together. The boys came in from being outside with their daddy and were so excited to see it. When they started putting the decorations on it I ask them why we put a tree up? They said because it’s Jesus’ Birthday. I said … Continue reading

Our Advent/Christmas Traditions

Here are a few ways/resources we use to celebrate Advent (Coming of Christ). This will be the 3rd year we have used these resources except it will be the first time we have used the three books mentioned. A couple of years ago I started praying and desiring ways to bring the true meaning of Christmas to … Continue reading

Check out this Inspiring Blog

You have got to check out  my good friends blog, she has such wonderful ideas about everything!!! She is also such a gifted writer and she loves the Lord with all her heart!! Right now would be a great time to check her blog out because she is posting every Friday with Holiday ideas that will truly … Continue reading

Christmas Gift Giving Ideas

When it comes to time to give our children gifts this year I wanted to do something different (My husband said that was fine =) and with this idea in mind I ended up once again being inspired by a friend of mine. Check out her post on gift giving ideas HERE! They are wonderful!! Here are the … Continue reading

Amazing Advent Resource

I just found out that Ann Voskamp (amazing) author of Holy Experience Blog and author of A Child’s Geography Book (a wonderful book) has put together a book to use along with a Jesse Tree during Advent. It’s called: The Glorious Coming – A Jesse Tree Advent Celebration. The statement below is on the website … Continue reading

More December Highlights

1st pic: Our boys just put out milk and cookies for you know who 2nd pic: Is of the boys on the bed we made them in our room. They were pretty excited so needless to say it took a little while to get to sleep. 3rd pic: Our oldest with his new gun on … Continue reading

Tis the Season

Here we have our Churches Christmas Party plus surprise birthday party for my mom. As you can see she was surprised!! We went to a live nativity performance at a near by church. This was the second year we visited this church to see this performance but this year they added Jesus Crucifixion, Resurrection and … Continue reading

Clean UP and Clean OUT Time!!

Today I decided that we were going to go through the boys room and they were going to pick out toys that they wanted to give away. I gave them a bag for the things they were giving away and they were happy to go get started. Of course I ended up finishing the job … Continue reading