Author Archive for: Renee
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Entries by Renee
This Christmas God has led our family to host an orphan from Latvia for 4 weeks. You can read more here and here. For 4 weeks we will have an 11-year-old orphan boy living with us, seeing what family life looks like, receiving love and nurturing, hearing the gospel, and receiving hope for a better […]
Life is changing. Quickly. I always knew it would. These boys. They don’t stay little long. Quiet bedtime routines are rare in a house of 3 boys. Bedtime used to be such a sweet, soothing time. It is no longer. They are older, bigger, rougher. But their hearts are still little, soft, and gentle. I […]
Keeping materialism at a minimum during Christmas requires intentionality. Less focus on the gifts, more focus on the true meaning requires work. The first step when trying to make Christmas less about the gifts is to examine what type of gifts are being given. In the past we bought gifts based simply on what a person would like. Or […]
Christmas is my absolute favorite time of the year. I love everything about it….the music, the smells, the traditions, the memories, the foods, the meaning, everything. I stretch Christmas as far as I can. I’m not one to wait until after Thanksgiving to get into the spirit, and not because I’m rushing past Thanksgiving, but […]