Family Practices to Make Advent Sacred

Family Practices to Make Advent Sacred

The four weeks leading up to Christmas Day are called Advent, from the Latin adventus, meaning “coming” or “arrival.” It is a season of waiting and preparation before the birth of Jesus, a time to prepare our hearts and our homes for the arrival of the baby Jesus. The...
8 Lessons Learned on My 50th Birthday

8 Lessons Learned on My 50th Birthday

A global pandemic never factored into my imagination when I envisioned my 50th birthday. Quarantine certainly changed my plans as the half-century mark of my life arrived but having my two adult sons with me is a greater gift than I could ever want. I’ve been told...