Published: 6 years ago

Year In Review: Books

I love me some books. While it’s true that I’ve loved me a brand new daughter this year more than I’ve loved me some books and therefore I’ve loved me a lot less books than usual, I still love me some books. Here’s my …

Published: 6 years ago

Year In Review: Posts

It’s an annual tradition as familiar as a Christmas ham or a Labor Day taffy pull. (What? You never had a Labor Day taffy pull? Me either, but it sounds like a great tradition. Let’s start it.) I’m referring to my favorite posts of …

Published: 6 years ago

You Make The Caption

E’rybody knows that the week between Christmas and New Years is no time to have deep thoughts on a blog. Nope, it’s the time to realize that we have eaten so much food that it’s causing our blue jeans to defy the laws of …

Published: 6 years ago

Does Social Media Have a Gender?

Yesterday my family and I embarked on a fun-filled 9 1/2 hour road trip. And by “fun-filled” I mean “looking for the nearest cliff to drive off if a certain nine year old asked ‘how much longer’ when the ETA was clearly marked on …

Published: 6 years ago

Ho Ho No Mo’

Christmas Eve, 11:32 PM, and I was stuck smack in the middle of an ethical dilemma. A moral conundrum. A rock and a hard place. It wasn’t my annual night-before-Christmas problem: drinking Santa’s cup of milk. You see, I’m not a milk drinker. It’s …

Published: 6 years ago

Kiss Baby Jesus

We have a nativity set in our house. Okay, we have several nativity sets in our house, but right now all but two of ’em are boxed up, ready to move. One of our favorite new traditions with Haven is telling her the story …

Published: 6 years ago

I’m With Joe

I’ve been thinking a lot about Joseph this season. You know…Joseph of Nazareth. The forgotten parent of Jesus. Russ Moore’s excellent blog post earlier this week both encapsulated and expanded on much of what I’ve been chewing on. Because you see – this year …

Published: 6 years ago

Christmas at the Summit

We’re one day away from Christmas at the Summit, a three-day five-event yuletide spectacular complete with flying angels, live camels, a real Hebrew baby Jesus, dancing snowmen, Buddy the Elf, authentic frankincense, and snowball fights on the hour. Okay, so maybe it’s just music …

Published: 6 years ago

Subtle Cues

As I type, I’m sitting in a McDonald’s at 7:49 PM on a Monday night. I can’t tell you why I’m sitting in McDonald’s, but I can tell you that it has nothing to do with the fact that one of my offspring may …

Published: 6 years ago

…And We’re Back

Hey gang. I’m back from a brief six-week blog sabbatical. I’m going to jump right in with some new… Editor’s note: Wait. What? You can’t just “jump right in.” Explanation, please. What gives? Huh? Editor: You’ve been out for six weeks. Six freakin’ weeks. …

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