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The Greatest Story Ever Told

Image Credit A newborn swaddled babe lying on a bed of hay in a manger surrounded by goats and cows and sheep, a virgin mother, a carpenter, three wise men, and one incredible holy star telling the tale to faraway lands. I keep forgetting to ponder this story for a second in the midst of all that Christmas is to a mama of three young kids. Creating the magic…building the backdrop….setting the stage so Christmas morn will be all they hoped it would be and all that I need it to be. And being a blogger and twitterer during Christmas prep is like living in a...
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BELIEVE

I made a promise to myself this Christmas season.  Not to get all worked up. Not to stress about the whatever.  My theme for gifts was spontaneous inspiration.  No bullshit lists.  If I saw something that I was inspired to buy for someone, right on.  If I didn’t, everyone would survive.  Present or no present. I mean, if the hardcores don’t know my soul by now, there’s not much more I can do. Sound lazy?  Yep, that would be me right now.  Beautifully lazy.  In all aspects of my life.  Yes, even blogging. *gasp*  I wasn’t planning on...