We walked into church one Christmas to a stunning display in the foyer. There was a shining gold and silver tree stretching to the ceiling, lights glowing, and poinsettias filling every corner. It was magnificent. As we walked into the church we noticed it was dark and cold. There were no decorations – just aContinue reading “Remembering Christmas”
Monthly Archives: December 2013
December 21. The First Day of Winter. The Shortest Day of the Year.
Most of the last few weeks have been pretty gloomy – very cold for the month of December and cloudy and overcast most days. It seems like the sun hasn’t been coming up until after the school bus goes by – and by the time it comes back at three –thirty, the shadows are longContinue reading “December 21. The First Day of Winter. The Shortest Day of the Year.”
Every year about this time, I make a point to ask my kids what one thing that we can make or do that really will make Christmas feel like for Christmas for them. Are there any certain meals or cookies or activities that they remember doing growing up that means Christmas to them? Things thatContinue reading “Simple Christmas”