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Christmas

I’m trying to ground myself & learn more about you as we enter the new year.

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Letting go of our plans & traditions is actually what this season is all about.

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What do we lose in a culture that seems to have forgotten how to wait?

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If I want to draw close to Jesus, I have to figure out where he is.

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The forces that make anticipation good can also send us into dark corners.

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The best things in life attract more goodness when you give them a push.

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Christmas requires not only basking in light, but recognizing the dark.

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Sometimes to embrace what we love, we have to locate its source.

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When I was growing up, there was only one definition of family on Christmas: my mom, dad, brother, grandparents and me, in Michigan. Even into my early adulthood, it was hard to imagine it any other way. Then I got married and started spending every other Christmas in un-Christmasy Florida with my husband’s family. Eventually, […]

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Photo by Ryan Last night we celebrated Christmas with our three girls. Then I cried. Well, it didn’t happen quite like that. We opened presents, ate a scrumptious lasagna dinner, and played with the new Wii together. Then the girls snuggled in sleeping bags to sleep next to the tree, while Jason and I snuck […]

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