This post has taken many forms over the past few weeks, both mentally and physically. It has been written, deleted, restarted, renamed, deleted again. This has been an emotionally draining and stressful time for my husband and I, and gave us a really interesting perspective for Christmas. There are still a lot of emotions sitting…Read more Seasons // Seed to Sequoia.
Hello all! Happy New Year! I hope you had a beautiful holiday season, regardless of what you celebrate, a time full of joy, family, relaxation, and goodness. And I pray that this new year brings wonderful and exciting things for you, a year of growth and stimulation.This is a beautifully big year for me. In…Read more Little Thoughts: Perspective
This is by far my family's favorite movie to watch during Christmas time. I've watched it for as long as I can remember. And frankly, I think this version is better than any I've ever seen. Michael Caine is an incredible Scrooge, I think. But maybe I'm just biased. I can't accurately explain it, but…Read more Days of Cheer: The Muppet’s Christmas Carol
I know this blog series is about my favorite things during the holidays. But in writing about my favorite big things, I'm missing the little things. And as my family and I were sitting around the Christmas tree this evening after the Christmas Eve service, I realized that I love the little things more than…Read more Days of Cheer: My Favorite Things
During Christmas, there is one song that always haunts me. And that's Breath of Heaven by Amy Grant. It's beautiful and poignant, and makes the Christmas story seem so much more real and human. Several years ago for Christmas, my lady cousins and I did a dance to this song. It's just wonderful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8_475FKJWQ Ciao…Read more Days of Cheer: Breath of Heaven
As a Christian, Christmas is not complete without reading the Biblical Christmas. Regardless of how many times we read it prior, my family does not open any presents until we read the story Christmas Day. And as I'm getting older and learning how to study the Bible, I love seeing all of the cool things that…Read more Days of Cheer: The Christmas Story
Well, hi. Sorry I'm becoming less and less consistent. The closer it gets to Christmas, the more and more I have to do, and the less of a priority blogging becomes. But some of my most favorite things are coming up, so stay tuned! Santa and Rudolph Okay, let's be real here: who doesn't watch…Read more Days of Cheer: Santa and Rudolph, The Grinch, and The Christmas Song