Our tree is up, the lights are glowing, Christmas-cheer-cup overflowing. Presents wrapped and fire aglow, ready for the first big snow. Candles lit and spirits bright, Christ, come into our home tonight. Merry Christmas, readers!
I promise I didn't originally plan for this post to come out the week after Thanksgiving...but it is fitting, isn't it? 😉 Whether or not your family has leftovers from the big turkey day in your fridge or freezer, you're likely to get back to the grind of daily cooking again soon. And for those… Continue reading Praying Through Cooking
Raise your hand if you love to clean your bathroom! . chirp. . No one? Yeah, me neither. But alas, it must be done, right? I've written a lot in these last few weeks about choosing joy while going through our generally mundane daily chores. While choosing joy is certainly applicable to bathroom cleaning, I'm… Continue reading Praying Through Bathroom Cleaning
Clutter. Stuff can so easily accumulate and clutter. But this post isn't about capsule wardrobes, donating to charity or living simply (all good things, though). It's about continuously choosing joy while decluttering our minds and homes - with God's love, through God's love, for the love of our families. Picking up after family members -… Continue reading Praying Through Decluttering
Doing the dishes is by far my least favorite chore. Even after making a delicious, enjoyable and beautiful meal for my family, the visual stress of a pile of dirty dishes in the sink can send me completely over the edge. And worse, sometimes doing the dishes can bring out the great, dreaded "R" word… Continue reading Praying Through the Dishes