If you've experienced a loss, there are some practical ways grieving people can help themselves navigate the holidays as well as help friends and broken children experience the joy of Christmas in the context of grief.
We are in constant comparison of what someone else has and what we don’t. Comparison is a joy-stealer. It’s a bottomless pit of self-doubt and self-deprecation. If you find yourself in that pit, here’s some Biblical wisdom on how to handle it
Holidays are filled with traditions, but when someone you used to share those moments with has died, managing grief during the holiday season can be extremely hard. Here are some ways to navigate this time - for a friend, a family member, or for yourself.
From family and friends to teachers and coaches, finding the perfect present for everyone on your list can be a daunting task. But with a little creativity, you can find a great gift without breaking your budget.
It’s Christmas time, but unfortunately it’s all too easy to lose focus on Christ even though we’re supposed to be celebrating his birth. This season can bring both stresses and joys, and it also can bring many opportunities for family discipleship. Here are my “Twelve Ways of Christmas.” Consider including a few of these into your Christmas season—and enjoy the gifts that come from family discipleship.
What if Thanksgiving were the one day in which we over-emphasized what should be on our hearts every day of the year: a heart of gratitude in everything? What if our Thanksgiving prayer really thanked God for everything that has happened in the past year?
Fall is notorious for comfort foods like pumpkin spice lattes and game day nachos. Combine these tempting seasonal staples with darker, shorter days and it can be hard to maintain an active mindset. Despite the enticement to indulge, you can keep your active lifestyle going or even kick off a new fitness regime with these tips.