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Unwrapping The Joy Of Christmas Future

I’ve been reading through the birth narrative and the beautiful redemption story that unfolds in Matthew and Luke the past few weeks, and I just keep thinking about how messy the events leading up to the first Christmas really were. Our Redeemer was born in a stable. With earthly parents on the run to ensure …

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Unwrapping The Joy of Christmas Past {Santagate}

I don’t know how it was growing up in your home around Christmas, but Santa and baby Jesus fought for top billing in our home every Christmas. Until I caught mom and dad in the act one Christmas Eve “helping” Santa out with cookie eating and gift delivery. Score a victory for Detective Nicki that …

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5 Ways To Be Thankful In Your Season Of Infertility {+ Other Hardships}

I never thought I’d be able to honestly tell you that I’ve found so much to be thankful for related to infertility my husband and I have faced over the years.  Notice, I did NOT say that I am thankful FOR infertility, but that I have found ways to be thankful IN the thick of it. …

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