Dating, Christmas Trees and Ugly Backsides

Dating, Christmas Trees and Ugly Backsides

“…do not stir up or awaken love until it pleases.” Song of Solomon 2:7   Each December, the Surette family embarks on our annual Christmas tree hunt.  If your family is any bit like ours, these supposedly idyllic events sometimes play out better in our heads than...
Follow The Star (Scavenger Hunt for Kiddos…)

Follow The Star (Scavenger Hunt for Kiddos…)

Merry Christmas!  For those of you with younger children, I wanted to share a little “Follow the Star” Scavenger Hunt I did when my girls were younger.  (Can you tell who’s preparing a Sunday School lesson for tomorrow morning…)  Employing some...
Why We Don’t Believe in Santa

Why We Don’t Believe in Santa

Each year, a new crop of young mothers must sort out what on earth to do with a myriad of decisions.  Feeding. Sleeping. Vaccines. And schooling to name a few.  There are countless opinions available on those subjects and they must wade through the subjective sludge...
A Tribute to My Pastor

A Tribute to My Pastor

“Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it.”  Proverbs 3:27   There are a couple special people to whom good is due.  And since it is in my power to give it, I’d like to share a tribute to my pastor:   Five years...