Like Mary

Like Mary

by Rebecca Kocsis I had a Christmas baby. Mine was a baby girl. Cradling her in my arms as I convalesced after she was born, it was so easy to identify with Mary, the mother of our Lord. The wonder of a new life; the miracle that had taken place; thinking of all that...
Christmas School

Christmas School

by Katie Julius It’s supposed to be the most joyous time of the year filled with holiday cheer. Sadly, I think most parents would admit that this is actually one of the most stressful times of the year. You have holiday gatherings to attend, gifts to purchase, a home...

The Season of Anticipation

by Katie Julius I’m sure we all have memories as children of the great anticipation of Christmas morning. We carefully crafted our wish list, helped our parents decorate our homes, baked cookies with families, and excitedly performed in the choir at Christmas Eve...
Tied to Tradition

Tied to Tradition

by Katie Julius I’m big on traditions. It could be because my parents established strong holiday traditions for us each year. It could be because I want my daughter to have memories of our holiday traditions that she can pass along to her children someday. However,...