Heavenly Father, Blessed be the name of Your precious Son, Jesus Christ! Help us to recognize the Majesty of our Savior and the sweet celebration of His birth. May we fall to our knees in admiration and praise. In His Name, The Name above every name, Amen
Directions: Brown the breakfast sausage. Place 6 slices of bread in bottom of baking dish. Layer sausage over bread, then cheese. Whip eggs with half & half and pour on top. Cover with aluminum foil and put in the fridge for 8 - 12 hours. Preheat oven to 350 when ready to cook. Bake for 25 minutes.
We HIGHLY recommend this book for your children, grandchildren, and in your classrooms! This
children’s book should be at the very top of your shopping list. It’s a definite
This Book is about how each and every person is wonderfully and fearfully made. Words are so powerful (see the book of James) and people all too often wrongly label or flatter (favoritism is wrong) one another. This book perfectly illustrates how words stick to us and affect us long term. We learn through this wonderful children's tale, how God should be the only one who tells us who we are. Click
below to read a Pinterest Pin and blog post wonderfully written about this delightful
Do you have hurts/anger between you
and your husband or your child? It is most likely hindering the unity of
relationship. In every circumstance, every moment--there is an opportunity for
Here’s the secret: THE RELATIONSHIP IS FIRST. In
all your words, tone, attitude, and body language put the relationship above
all. When you feel the need to be right or make a point, instead put the
relationship tops. When your top priority is guarding the relationship, your words
and actions should speak unity.
The current issue will soon be forgotten, and if not careful, your reaction could cause more hurt. Be purposeful. Be loving. Be tender.
“A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh
word stirs up anger.” Proverbs
A house is
not a home without family. What’s the point of a big spread of food, a beautifully
adorned tree with perfectly wrapped presents, without a family?
the home is not broken by divorce, but the marriage is so strained that the husband
and wife, if they speak to each other at all, are bitter, mean, and
resentful in all action, tone, and speech while leaving a trail of hurting
so much hard work and effort to make the home ready for a beautiful holiday and
many, mostly un-needed gifts (and all too often charged to a credit card) that
are under the tree.
energy, and expense that is already being spent on numbing oneself or trying to
fill the void could be spent to save the marriage.
I would venture to guess that any child from a
home life that’s suffering would not only understand but welcome much less for
the holidays in exchange for his/her parents getting professional help.
If your marriage is suffering, even
in the least, please read the article in the above link.
“Social scientists first
started studying marriages by observing them in action in the 1970s inresponse to a crisis: Married couples
were divorcing at unprecedented rates. Worried about the impact these divorces
would have on the children of the broken marriages, psychologists decided to
cast their scientific net on couples, bringing them into the lab to observe
them and determine what the ingredients of a healthy, lasting relationship
Was each unhappy family unhappy in its own way, as
Tolstoyclaimed, or did the
miserable marriages all share something toxic in common?”
"Love does not delight in evil but rejoices in truth. It always protects, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails."
of my children’s greatest joys at Christmas time is to pack the Samaritan’s
Purse shoeboxes. It has become a family tradition for them to select items for
the boy or girl for whom they are packing the box. It is an awesome way to
remind them of the “giving” aspect of Christmas as well as being thankful for the
great blessings they personally enjoy.
week is “National Shoebox Collection Week” for Operation Christmas Child. Every
box packed will receive a tract explaining who Jesus Christ is and how a person
can be saved.
an amazing video titled GOOD NEWS. GREAT JOY. 2014 with your child about the joy they can bring
to a child for Christmas at: