This year was one of my favorite Christmases ever. Maybe it was because I went to the Holy Lands right before Christmas. Maybe it was because my girl is home from Scotland. It could be it was just the perfect combination of faith, family and friends. … More Twelve Things That Made My Christmas Extra Special
Reality doesn’t always match our expectations. I experienced this on our recent trip to Israel. Oh, don’t get me wrong, our pilgrimage to the Holy Land was spectacular, the trip of a lifetime. It was just one particular site that left me wanting. Shepherds’ Fields ? One of the things I looked forward to the most … More What Happened to the Shepherds’ Fields?
Do you remember playing hide and seek as a child? A verse in the Bible sent me back to my childhood with a reassuring message about seeking God. … More What Does A Child’s Game Have To Do With God?
As an empty nest mom, the older my son gets, the more I enjoy being with him. Reflecting on a weekend of variety in Nashville. … More Merry Christmas From My Son: A Weekend of Variety in Nashville
What I thought would be one of the worst Christmases in my life turned out to be one of my most favorite. Six months ago, I would never have believed it. My daughter spent her first two years after college working for non-profit organizations. As is customary, the pay was not great but she … More How a Visit to Scotland Saved This Year’s Christmas
What do you do when you live in an empty nest and your girl can’t come home for Christmas? You take Christmas to the girl! … More Christmas in the United Kingdom
Christmas in the empty nest is quick. With adult children juggling work schedules and visits with in-laws you have to make the most of every minute you have with them. That is what my husband and I did this Christmas. Our two children’s visits overlapped by a mere sixteen hours and part of that was … More Home For the Holidays