MONDAY MUSINGS

Not Everyone is Joyful at Christmas: How We Can Help

Christmastime can be extremely difficult for those who have suffered a death or loss. Rather than bringing tidings of great joy, Christmas ushers in reminders and painful memories and loss. What if you could see grief on a map? I have a feeling all across the globe, we would see millions of tiny specks representing… Continue reading Not Everyone is Joyful at Christmas: How We Can Help

MONDAY MUSINGS

Sabbath Sweet Sabbath: Sunday Driving

We decorated the house, put up the tree, and enjoyed homemade chocolate chip cookies last night. Now that the house is decorated, I find myself making a long list of things that need to be done and adding more events to my already busy calendar. Ah, yes. It's Christmastime. As the popular song says, "the… Continue reading Sabbath Sweet Sabbath: Sunday Driving

MONDAY MUSINGS

How to Show God Our Thankfulness

This blog post is going to be a bit different. As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, I've been doing some thinking on what it means to be thankful. I've also been contemplating how we can truly show our gratitude to God. In my search through Scripture, I've discovered many ways we can express our gratitude… Continue reading How to Show God Our Thankfulness

MONDAY MUSINGS

Tangible Ways to Thank Our Veterans

Today America celebrates Veterans Day. Veterans Day honors all of those who have served the country in war or peace — although it’s largely intended to thank living veterans for their sacrifices. As a mom and daughter of military men, I am especially mindful of what this day means. Pictured above is my oldest son,… Continue reading Tangible Ways to Thank Our Veterans