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Holiday Highlights

Five Thoughts for Valentine’s Day

Your spouse is your friend.  Contrary to modern opinion which often pits husband against wife, that’s the way it can and should be.  My Beloved and My Friend by Hal and Melanie Young (link to my review), discusses and explains this concept.  You can read an excerpt of the book here or get a flavor […]

Weekly Wrap Up: Christmas Break

In our life these weeks… The break seems like a blur of happy times, get-togethers, gifts, good food (including chocolate), arctic weather, snow, movies, and reading—and, for my husband, lots of work. Miss 16 sewed me a beautiful apron, and Miss 11 sewed matching aprons for herself and a cousin. We had so much snow […]

Merry Christmas

May the Lord bless you and give you a wonderful Christmas together with your family. May you remember the amazing gift of grace God gave us when He sent our Lord Jesus to this earth to die for our sins. What a cause for grateful celebration and feasting!

Review and Giveaway: The War on Christmas: What Was the Christmas Star?

It should come as no surprise that, as our culture drifts further from its Christian foundations, there is a lot of talk about the nature of truth, justice, morals, and reality.  The current controversy about Christmas is an important part of this enormous debate.  The War on Christmas:  Battles in Faith, Tradition, and Religious Expression […]

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving

 Praise God from whom all blessings flow; Praise Him, all creatures here below; Praise Him above, ye heavenly hosts; Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.