Countdown to Christmas – Day 7

Welcome to day seven of our Christmas Countdown! Today’s Random Act of Kindness: Wear a Santa hat and pick up litter in your neighborhood or shovel someone’s driveway/sidewalk! If you’d like all the random acts of kindness in one list, email me and I’ll send you a copy.  Today’s Scripture: Matthew 1:18-25 18 These are the facts concerning the birth of …

Christmas Countdown Day 6

Welcome to Day 6 of our Christmas Countdown! Today’s Random Act of Kindness: Make a Christmas card for a shut-in and deliver it in person. This act of kindness is heart-wrenching for me. The person I was going to do this for passed away yesterday morning. Her funeral is Thursday. Please don’t put off visiting a widow or widower, someone …

Christmas Countdown Day 5

Welcome to day five of our Christmas Countdown! Today’s Random Act of Kindness Donate canned goods to a charity of family in need. If you’d like all the random acts of kindness in one list, email me and I’ll send you a copy.  Today’s Scripture: Luke 1:38:  38 Mary said, “I am the Lord’s servant, and I am willing to do …

Day 1 Countdown to Christmas – The Christmas Jar

I’ve been in a bit of a cranky mood this Christmas for various reasons. And I’ve learned through the years that the best way to get out of a funk is to concentrate on someone else. That’s how I came up with the idea of encouraging my readers to participate in a random act of kindness each day in December …

The most adorable elf

Like many of us moms, grandmas and pastor’s wives, I’m  more than a little swamped this Christmas season. Thankfully, That Dad Blog has posted some of the most adorable real-life baby elf on the shelf photos you’ll ever see! Enjoy! Click to see Our Real Life Elf on the Shelf Tweet this: Dad Transforms His Adorable 4-Month-Old Son into a Real-Life Elf …

Watch for the Light: Readings for Advent and Christmas

Okay, so I’m early (a proper lady is never late). But it’s never too early to plan for Christmas, right? I simply must share this little treasure with you. It’s a book called Watch for the Light and it includes readings from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Dorothy Day, Madeleine L’Engle, Martin Luther, Kathleen Norris, Henri Nouwen, Philip Yancey, Karl Barth,  Síren Kierkegaard. Thomas Aquinas, …

The perfect holiday breakfast dish: Karla’s French Toast Egg Nog Casserole

This is a recipe blog hop! Go here to get the button and join us each week: The Most Delicious Recipe Blog Hop. Then add your recipe post to mine with the linky codes at the end of this post. Whether you’re a paleo, vegetarian, southern cook, or baker, you’re welcome to join me and post a weekly recipe! Karla’s …

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Welcome to A to Z! We’d love to have you join the fun, either blogging your way through the alphabet with us, or simply visiting. =) We dearly love visitors. If you’re joining in the meme, be sure to link up with us at the end of this post. Since this is a blog hop, you can grab the code for …