Christmas Devotionals

Keep A Settled Heart

I don’t know of a time of year that has more potential to be more oppressive, more directive, or more influential regarding thoughts and emotions than this time of year — this “holiday season.”  I’m compelled to write today to affirm or to warn myself (and you) to keep...
Christmas Recipes

cookies! cookies! cookies!

Each year at Christmastime, I look forward to making plates of cookies for our family and friends.  And for the last twenty-some-odd years, I’ve enjoyed using special recipes in my cookbooks written by Susan Branch.  While I still love my old cookbooks and recipe cards the most, with the...
Christmas Devotionals marriage Slices of Life

The Twelve Days of Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas    by – Carroll Roberson On the first day of Christmas Jesus gave to me: salvation full and free.  On the second day of Christmas Jesus gave to me: everlasting life, and salvation full and free.  On the third day of Christmas Jesus gave...
Christmas Good Things & Gifts Home Sweet Home Homemaking

Gifts from your ♥ home

Each year, about this time, I refer to a “Christmas” page I created on our website and though it’s probably been up (and rarely updated) for the last ten or twelve years, it remains a great resource for me — and I hope it will be for you, too. ...
Christmas Devotionals

Martha, Martha…

O, Martha, Martha, where is your Mary heart?  O, Martha, Martha, would you seek to have a Mary heart?  My husband has whispered to me at different times in different seasons. I reflect on years gone by and all the many Christmases through the years.  And quickly my mind...