Advent, Children, Christmas, Giving Thanks

Four Christmas’s ago, in the middle of the gift exchange, they stopped opening gifts because they were tired. Overwhelmed. And there was no where left to sit. We waded through the mountains of shiny paper and sparkling ribbons, trying to make sure we weren’t throwing anything away. And I frowned watching them run out of…

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Children, Christmas, Giveaways

I never imagined I would be inspired and challened by talking and singing Vegitables. When I saw my first Veggie Tale, I was both amused and amazed that my faith was being challenged by a couple of computer generated produce characters. Seriously. Fast Forward a few years and I read Phil Vischers book, Me, Myself &Bob I…

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Advent, Christmas, Compassion, Justice

When I Kristi at Relevant this year, it was the first time I had ever heard of Freeset. Freeset, is an amazing organization that provides jobs for women who seek freedom from the sex-trade in Calcutta. The women at Freeset make these really beautiful bags, which they are able to sell to help keep Freeset open and…

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