This is a season filled with happy memories and enjoyable experiences as families gather, special foods are eaten, gifts are exchanged, and songs are sung. It can also be a time of poignant memories, loneliness and sorrow. Sometimes we don't get to be with the ones we love. But whatever our circumstances, we can reach out… Continue reading Merry Christmas to All…
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Our family has many Christmas traditions. Holiday songs and traditional carols fill the air. The house and tree are decorated with lights, the teddy bears wear their Christmas scarves, and there’s always a new nutcracker standing by the doorway to guard our home. A handmade, wooden Nativity is set up where the children can see… Continue reading Christmas Traditions
Book Review: The Christmas Pony – Kristen D. Randle Xan (Alexandra) lives on a rescue horse farm, where horses and children get second chances. She has a warm, loving family, but she is restless and unhappy, yearning for something bigger in her life than unrequited love and dealing with her family and incompetent ranch hands.… Continue reading The Christmas Pony
Christmas is over for another year, and as I reflect back, I am grateful for my family and friends, the time we could spend together, and the love we have for each other. Here are a few of the highlights: - Watching my grandson's excitement as he opened his train set and then spent hours… Continue reading Christmas Highlights
I've gone a few days without posting. I've been busy with shopping and sending out Christmas cards/letters, not to mention shoveling mountains of snow from the latest snowstorm. But the best thing has been having my kids come home. It has been so wonderful to see the girls make a gingerbread house together, the boys… Continue reading Holiday Memories
Recently, someone asked, ‘What do Santa and reindeer have to do with the birth of Christ?” Well, maybe on the surface, not much. But let me explain. The whole Santa thing may be just a game we play with our children, but it’s a fun game, and what it represents is related very strongly to… Continue reading The Magic of Christmas