Travel Tips for a Merrier Christmas

When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go now to Bethlehem and see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.” (Luke 2:15 NRS) Travel is a holiday tradition dating back to the first Christmas.  Mary and Joseph traveled a moderate distance from Nazareth to Bethlehem. The Magi…

The Dos and Don’ts of a To-Do list

We’ve all heard of a “to-do list,” and we use it for a variety of reasons: organizing our day-to-day activities, listing homework assignments, outlining household cleaning chores, or a reminder of the day’s errands. Whatever the reason, a to-do list serves the purpose of reminding us of the things we need to complete. But is there a wrong way to use a to-do list? Here…

Oh Yes, We Need a Little Christmas…

While they were there, the time came for her to deliver her child. And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. (Luke 2:6-7 NRS) “What do you want for Christmas?” This was the second time my husband asked in as many weeks…