The idea of being wrapped up, especially as the nights grow colder here in Maine, evokes a sense of coziness and warmth.
Bringing Saint Joseph to the Center
Today is the feast of Saint Joseph, but before we talk about that, I need to share with you one of the best Christmas presents I received this year: a llama needle felting kit!
Deepening Our Family’s Faith through the Jesse Tree
In 2015, as my family raced through the fall, my then first grader and three-year-old were already talking about Christmas. Barely past his 7th birthday in October, my son had moved onto Christmas. One day he asked, “Why can’t we just skip to Christmas? Advent is so boring!”
Celebrating the Feast of the Holy Name
Today, eight days into the Christmas season, the Episcopal Church celebrates the Feast of the Holy Name. We celebrate this feast day on January 1st each year because it’s the day when Jesus was named by his parents and circumcised.
Lessons in Imperfection: Advent Edition
I must have forgotten to share my peace and joy-filled plan with the kids.
The “S” Word (School is coming!)
When the first day of school arrives, we celebrate like it’s a party.
In the Middle of Lent
Well here I am. I am stuck in the middle. The middle of Lent. And I am waiting. And I am tired of it.