The Christmas Gift
The manger stays empty until Christmas Eve. As economic times are tough, I have had a real challenge of figuring out about what gifts I might be able to afford. There is just no way to be able to do the usual extended family Secret Santa gift exchange this year. The family vehicle needed repairs that...
The Anticipation of Advent
Our family is in the middle of celebrating one of our favorite Christmastime traditions.  In 1994 I made a lovely discovery at a local discount store of 4 ceramic figurines that I used to create our family Advent Wreath. These 4 figures sit around the perimeter of a wreath with accompanying colored...