• holidays & seasonal

› Christmas

Good Gifts [ by Marcy Martin ] → When we think of gifts, especially this time of year, we instantly think of packages under the tree, but the good gifts God gives to us are much more than material possessions.

Christmas, Purpose & Love [ by Leigh Ann Thomas ] → Did you ever long to be loved? Not just the giddy, silly kind of love—but a love born of knowing and being known.

God’s Sacrifice, My Gift [ by Marcy Martin ] → Many times as parents we make sacrifices without even giving a second thought.

Joy in the Present [ by Leigh Ann Thomas ] → Ten years ago, I couldn’t imagine a Christmas without my girls under the same roof. But now I’m discovering something profound in this new life season…

Six Scriptural Reminders as We Celebrate Christmas [ by Haley Yow · guest post ] → Six ways we can focus on the true meaning of Christmas.


› Thanksgiving

Fail-Proof Ways to Enjoy the Holiday of Our Dreams [ by Leigh Ann Thomas ] → The season of extra is upon us: extra cooking, extra spending, extra planning. Is it possible to not only survive but thrive?


› Easter

Christ, Criminals & the Cross [ by Marcy Martin ] → Have you ever considered the observations and responses of the criminals crucified on the crosses to the left and right sides of Jesus?


› Seasonal

Let’s Talk About It • Blooms → Spring is here, the world’s in bloom, and we each have something to say about our favorite flowers.

Let’s Talk About It • Love → What we talk about when we talk about love–and we each have something to say about it…

Let’s Talk About It • Decluttering → Out with the old–which means it’s time to declutter! And we each have something to say about it…

Let’s Talk About It • March Madness → Brackets are ready and hopes are high. Let’s talk basketball.

Let’s Talk About It • Cool Dad Moments → Honoring fathers with a few recollections of cool dad moments from our own dads.

Let’s Talk About It • Cool Mom Moments → Mothers do so many things for us, and this month we are each sharing a time when our mothers did something we consider cool.

A Prayer for Our Beloved Country [ by Leigh Ann Thomas ] → On this day of remembrance, we lift our hearts to God, asking Him to continue to bring hope from the ashes of pain and devastation.

Unplug this Fall and Get Creative! [ by Cathy Baker · guest post ] → Who needs television, telephones, and other devices to get the family together to serve, play and pray?