How to Make the Days Count {Celtic Advent}

Have you found that when God shows you something there are "sacred echoes" (as Margaret Feinberg calls them) everywhere? When I wrote "Living the Season Well-Reclaiming Christmas" I shared with readers about observing the four Sundays of Advent to slow down the holiday season. Certainly nothing new; people have been doing this for hundreds of [...]

On God’s Timing (and Rejection Letters)

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9 Why does it always seem like the final hours of a long trip last forever when all you can think about is your comfortable bed? My husband and I [...]

Why Writing a Book is Like Building a House

Hi friends~ you know I'm writing a book, yes? Oh, you didn't? Well~ The practical and helpful volume-to-come is titled "Living the Season Well-Engaging Your Family in All of Christmas." The heart of Living the Season Well is helping parents and grandparents find ways to slow down and simplify Christmas, embracing not just one single [...]