Category Archives: Holidays & Celebrations

How to Make Mother’s Day Less Difficult (for you and for others)

May 5, 2015

Mother’s Day isn’t a sunny flower-filled day for a lot of women.  You may be an empathetic soul and understand that certain women (those struggling with infertility and those who have lost a child) will have a hard time on Sunday. But did you know that there are others for whom Mother’s Day hurts? It’s not […]

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Thanksgiving Grace

November 26, 2014

You probably want the grace you offer at your Thanksgiving meal tomorrow to be something special. But if you’re like me, the challenge of cooking drives the words plumb out of my mind and I’m left with, “Thanks for the food, Lord!” Maybe the following prayers will help. A Puritan Prayer of Thanksgiving from the 1600s: […]

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A Purposeful Thanksgiving

November 24, 2014

Have you considered enlarging your table and guest list at Thanksgiving? It’s a great opportunity to include others as you pause to give thanks to God for his provisions. Granted, that pause is getting shorter these days with Gray Thursday/Black Friday sales inching earlier all the time, but there still is a moment at least […]

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