Posts from December 2020

How to have a Festive Christmas in 2020

Lights galore! Evergreen and cinnamon scents… Christmas carols and jingle bells wafting through the house… This, my friends, is how to have a festive Christmas–yes, even in 2020! I say, take out all the stops. Throw strands of lights over every twig and entryway. We are going to celebrate! And why not? It is the season to celebrate the precious baby (Luke 2) Who was born in a feeding trough around 2000 years ago! Because of Jesus, we can celebrate…

Mr. Grinch, Restored

  The other night, my husband I settled onto the sofa to watch a classic we grew up with — How the Grinch Stole Christmas. As when I was a kid, I moaned over the Grinch’s poor doggy.  (Does he or she have a name??) But what’s funny is that I noticed things as an adult that I didn’t notice as a kid.  For example, have you ever listened to the song’s lyrics?  Hilarious!   “You nauseate me, Mr. Grinch…Your…

My Top 5 Christian Podcasts

I don’t know when it happened, but sometime last year I became a podcast junkie.  I think I was on my way to a writer’s conference in Ohio and had miles and miles (and miles…) to drive by myself–mostly interstate highway. My car’s CD player doesn’t work, talk radio is too commercial-laden, and I needed some way to occupy my mind–for at least part of the trip. So here goes…My top 5 in no particular order… Top Five Christian Podcasts:…