The weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas, in our modern world, are a source of delighted excitement, building anxiety, and abject stress for so many families.
What I loved the most about revisiting Narnia was, once again, getting lost in the story.
Now that my kids are in 7th and 9th grades, I’m trying to be realistic about how we will slow down and engage Advent as a family because we have a lot less time in the afternoon and evenings than we did a decade ago.
But how do we model discipleship when we live so far away?
The reality is more astonishing than the illusion.
The person who probably would have been least concerned with how many books he sold was Thomas à Kempis.
In preparation for writing this post, I spent a quiet morning in “Harriet’s Writing Room” in the Stowe House here in Brunswick, Maine, where Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
One of my joys this year is remembering that Easter is a whole season and that the good news of Jesus’ resurrection does not need to be crammed into only Easter Sunday.
One of the first Grow Christians’ post I remember reading is Making Room in the Basket for the Easter Story by Regina Walton.
Safe? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good.