Just now joining me? Read Part One of this story here. Christmas Day dawned… and there was a tiny candy cane on my breakfast tray. It was tied with a strand of red and green curling ribbon. And we began another long day of sickness and no answers. On Christmas night the vein that my… Read More Christmas In The Hospital (Part 2)
Ravenous hunger. Insatiable thirst. A world grasping headlong and heedlessly for the unsatisfying sustenance it so deceitfully offers to itself. Starving for the Bread of Life. A starving world- this is the world to which Jesus came. Yet people were not hungry for Him. A waiting world- this is the world to which Jesus came.… Read More Christmas Vignettes: A Manger For The Bread of Life
December 22, 2005 found me staring at a ceiling (again). In a hospital (again). I had not yet been diagnosed with Hyperemesis Gravidarum, but this was my second stay in the hospital in just a few weeks’ time. This was not the way I had envisioned our first Christmas as a married couple. We had… Read More Christmas In The Hospital (Part 1)
Somewhere in time, we began clothing our favorite Christmas books with bright, cheery wrapping paper. What started out as a neat idea is now a locked-in tradition at our house: We read our way to Christmas Day! Bedtime stories take on new luster as a fresh book is unveiled each night. Daddy begins to read… Read More Christmas Count-Down: Reading Our Way To Christmas Day
Today I’m joining the Christmas giveaway fun! I came across a neat little book that blends peppermint happiness with cooking love…and I’m giving one away to one of my readers! This little book is 5 inches by 5 inches, and is packed full of recipes that use candy canes. If you’re a candy cane/peppermint lover like… Read More Peppermint Happiness Christmas Giveaway!