Often it seems like Christmas is about what is under the tree rather than who was born in a manger. It can be a little overwhelming.
Practicing gratitude doesn’t need to be as dull as washing the dinner dishes after the holiday meal! Try one (or more) of these five fun ways to practice gratitude as a family.
Your mind has the power to influence your choices, and you can use it to further what you’re grateful for, or what you wish you had.
The Lord said to Moses, “I have heard the Israelites’ complaints. Now tell them, ‘In the evening you will have meat to eat, and in the morning you will have all the bread you want.
The early church passed on the names of the martyrs and spoke them out loud as part of the Cloud. The world needs to hear these names, famous or not. They deserve it. We deserve it.
If I could speak all the languages of earth and of angels, but didn’t love others, I would only be a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.
The hope promised in Scripture can seem not only distant but also irrelevant for our daily lives.
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up.
It was a tender, holy moment for all of us. After so recently experiencing the miracle of birth, we all learned that death is also one of God’s holy moments.