Tag: Christmas

Come on In: Pursuing a Heart of Hospitality

By Katie Heid Holiday music is now blasting over department store loudspeakers, signaling the official start of Thanksgiving and Christmas.  The joyous season of hospitality is here, bringing with it feelings of excitement, nostalgia, exhaustion, panic, weeping, wailing, and gnashing…

Merry Christmas!

Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth,  to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David.  The virgin’s name was Mary.…

Immanuel ~ God With Us!

And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered.  This census first took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. So all went to be registered, everyone…

Baby Jesus and Soph

I hadn’t looked forward to Christmas since my sweet Mama went to be with Jesus in 2005.  She was the true glue of our family, giving the holidays those special touches only a mother could give.  It was a struggle…