The Gift of Christmas Music

The Gift of Christmas Music

I love Christmas music. Well, maybe it’s more the lyrics of Christmas music that has my affection. My conscience is not offended to hear songs about Santa Claus or reindeer or snowmen or chestnuts roasting on an open fire. But, truth be told, my favorite Christmas...
The Ache and Anticipation of Advent and Why It Matters

The Ache and Anticipation of Advent and Why It Matters

Christmas season is almost here, and with it a new season of Advent. If you are anything like me, you may have found yourself wondering at one time or another: What exactly is Advent? Advent (derived from the Latin word adventus which means “coming” or “arrival”) is...
Simply Christmas

Simply Christmas

In a year that has been anything but normal, I’m finding it difficult to focus on the upcoming holidays. How about you? Does the thought of Christmas coming bring you joy or fear? Let us talk about how to make Christmas a season of joy. Years ago, the Christmas theme...
Our Top Advent Devotional Picks

Our Top Advent Devotional Picks

This year, Advent starts Sunday, December 2 and ends on Monday, December 24. Doing a devotional during advent is a powerful and joyful way to help prepare your heart as you remember the true reason for the season, the birth of Christ our Savior. Good News of Great Joy...