Imagine being a young jewish girl preparing for your upcoming wedding and the future you will have with the man you have been promised to. You have been careful your whole life to obey the laws of your faith and you are looking forward to being with Joseph because he, too, has proven himself righteous. … Continue reading Mary, the Confident Classic
Sprig Fever has a way of inspiring creativity and agitating a need for change, especially when it lingers in it’s approach. Perhaps you are feeling the urgency to make a transformation with your hair. Before you do, consider these five factors: 1. Your hairstyle should compliment your facial shape. If your are feeling creative and are ready … Continue reading 5 Factors for Finding your Best Hairstyle
Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them … Continue reading Finding Peace in Tragedy at Christmas
I wonder if Mary was in nesting mode about this time 2000 years ago? I imagine that the innate desire to prepare for her baby was strong in the young mother’s heart as she traveled along the dusty road to Bethlehem. Classics (like Marry) desire orderly lives (even when it’s not); add the responsibility of a new dependent … Continue reading The Nasty Nativity
No two women look alike, but there are only six styles of feminine beauty. Look at all the women around you and you will see a huge variety of shapes and sizes. If you are in Asia, a majority of them may be petite figures with angular features. In Sweden you will find that most … Continue reading Do You Know Who You Are?
As you wrap up the last of your Christmas gifts, do you wonder if maybe you didn’t do enough? I do! There are some people that I wanted to bless this season and didn’t even find the time to shop for. There’s others that I wish I could have done more for but the gift giving is restricted … Continue reading Celebrating Christmas with Confidence
By nature, if we don’t know “the rest of the story” our minds will assume. Matthew 1:23 “The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel”–which means, “God with us.” I can only imagine what people assumed about Mary and how they treated her when news got … Continue reading Assuming the Rest of the Story
She had her whole life ahead of her. The wedding was planned, her fiancé was building their home and she was waiting the day that they would become one and start a family. She was being very careful to keep all her ducks in order. Imagine the emotions that must have run through her heart … Continue reading How Will This Be?
Every one of us has felt invisible at some point in our lives or another. Whether it was at a party full of strangers, in the middle of the grocery store or in the privacy of our own home when our brothers got all the attention or our husband is distracted.Our lives may center around … Continue reading No One Should Experience Devastation Feeling Invisible
One thing that never ceases to amaze me is how many life lessons suddenly appear whenever there is something to teach. “when the student is ready, the teacher will appear” “Not many of you should presume to be teachers, my brothers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly.” James 3:1 My … Continue reading 3 Ways to Handle Life’s Devastations