5 St. Nicholas Books for Kids We Love

Advent, Books, Christmas, faith, Random

~ Five St. Nicholas Books for Kids We Love ~ 1 Santa’s Secret Story 2 Saint Nicholas: The Real Story of the Christmas Legend 3 The Miracle of St. Nicholas 4 A Special Place For Santa 5 Saint Nicholas One of our family’s favorite traditions during Advent is celebrating St. Nicholas day on December 6. Growing […]

December 3, 2013

Advent – A Reminder to Prepare for Christ {Guest Post!}

Advent, faith, Guest Post, How to Prepare for Christ

{I’d like to welcome my new blogging buddy, Rachel from Efficient Momma, as my guest today! Rachel shares a few thoughts and practical ideas on how we can prepare for Christ during this Advent season. Please welcome Rachel!} A couple days ago, my husband and I took our son, Noah, to the mall. We were wandering […]

December 1, 2013

I Believe in God because of Manners

faith, I believe

I believe in God. I love God. I can barely contain myself and I want others to know Him and love Him and live WITH Him as well. This is why I share what I believe. Not to judge or make myself sound ‘smarter’ or ‘better than though’. I’m NOT smarter – no fancy degrees […]

November 10, 2013

I believe in God because I can’t prove He exists

faith, I believe, Random

Picking back up from the reasons why I believe in God with number 4: Mystery. There are things that we can’t explain. There is so much we know about the world and so much we have yet to discover. It’s amazing to think about all the scientific advancements we have made throughout human history and even more […]

October 13, 2013

Is Praying for the Poor “Enough”?

faith, Thoughtful Thursday

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the “poor” and how to serve them – as we are called to do and should do.  It seems the more I pray about it and think about the more I desire to do something tangible to help the “poor” in a more direct way – not just sending money here and […]

October 10, 2013