Homemade Flannel Christmas Stockings

Christmas stockings are kind of a funny thing: either you grew up with over-sized red and green socks, or you didn't. For me, they were a Christmas staple as a girl, and I knew I wanted to share that little tradition with my husband and kids. Last year, I whipped up some rustic flannel stockings … Continue reading Homemade Flannel Christmas Stockings

Advent Devotion 2018

For this Advent season, I was requested to either find or write an Advent devotional for a ladies' gathering. I decided to write one, and wanted to share it with you, as well. This devotional could be used in a personal setting, but is actually intended for a small group. There is an opening and … Continue reading Advent Devotion 2018

Increased Labor Pains and the Other Half of the Curse

The fall of humanity into sin didn't happen without repercussion. Both Adam and Eve disobeyed, and both were punished. To the woman he [God] said: "I will greatly increase your pains in childbearing; with pain will you give birth to children." (Genesis 3:16). Women were cursed with painful childbirth. Sometimes, we joke about our predicament. "Thanks … Continue reading Increased Labor Pains and the Other Half of the Curse