The countdown to Christmas Day is well underway. Shopping, services and sugar are a very typical expectation for this time of year. I saw a church advertise that it's having five different variations of Christmas Carol services with different kind of music. I honestly don't know what to say to that. On the one hand,… Continue reading Dealing with Difficult Decembers
It's a week to go until Christmas Day. In the build up to Christmas, our attention seems to be here, there and everywhere. Everyone may celebrate differently, and for some, they may not celebrate at all. Regardless of what Christmas Day means to you, I can guarantee you'll be drawn in. The question is: what… Continue reading What are you looking at this Christmas?
I'm very excited to interview author and blogger Lucy Rycroft as part of her blog tour celebrating the release of her brand new Advent devotional 'Redeeming Advent'. I've been reading Lucy's blog 'The Hope-Filled Family' for a while now and it's really wonderful to have this talented writer on my blog! If you would like a… Continue reading An Interview with Lucy Rycroft – Author of ‘Redeeming Advent’, blogger at The Hope-Filled Family & GIVEAWAY!
Looking out our kitchen window at night, I look at the house in the next street. They have a small Christmas tree perched on their upstairs windowsill. When it is dark, the lights on that tree shine so beautifully bright against a black backdrop. Seeing this light gives me joy and comfort - it is… Continue reading Christmas Light
I use affiliate links in some of my blog posts. If you click through and make a purchase, I earn a small commission at no extra cost to yourself. Thank you for your support! I wanted to get a review of this book out before Advent begins to give you a chance to get hold… Continue reading Love Came Down At Christmas by Sinclair B. Ferguson – BOOK REVIEW
Yes. You read that correctly. Did you know that the meat we throw away this Christmas would equate to two million turkeys and the wasted gravy could fill an Olympic sized swimming pool? Do you need more convincing statistics? I have a video to share that will hopefully challenge you and push you to action. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIdodXcAz0k&feature=youtu.be… Continue reading Carol Singing Vegetables
On Sunday 2oth December, on the fourth Sunday of Advent, I was asked to share my testimony - my journey as a Christian - at the Carols by Candlelight service at my church. If anyone knows me well, public speaking does not come so easy for me. My legs turn to jelly. My mouth dries… Continue reading Why I Celebrate Christmas