This is a busy week for many, and I know it can be hard on many, too. 2020, in particular, has caused heartache for a lot of reasons, including being separated from those we want to be with. Whatever your plans are this Christmas, even if you do not celebrate Christmas, dear Christian, every single … Continue reading Merry Christmas!!! | Stay Focused On Christ Each Day
Is Santa okay to discuss as a Christian? What about St. Nick? How should we talk about them? Recently, I had a previous post covering a review of my first post on Santa, and how I could have discussed it better. If you happened to see the post, thank you for reading. 🙂 I decided … Continue reading Let’s Discuss Santa & St. Nick As Christians & Issues We Face
In the past, I have written about the topic of Santa Claus and it caused a bit of a stir. The post Michelle has written I think rightly divides how to discuss Santa. I have always learned so much from Michelle Lesley's posts I wanted to share this post with you. Michelle breaks down both … Continue reading Reblog: What Should We Tell Our Kids About Santa Claus by Michelle Lesley
Three gifts with deep symbolism. Gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Laid at the feet of a Child. What is the significance? Why the Holy Child? The birth of Jesus was one many were looking for. A Messiah, Redeemer, and Savior to come. But the King many expected arrived in swaddling cloths. I've been wanting to cover … Continue reading Three Gifts Of The Wise Men & Significance To Christ’s Crucifixion
*Edited 1/12/2021 - Revised a few sentences and updated a post link. Is it okay to talk about Santa? What the problems related to Santa Claus? These questions has been making me think, and I thought I'd share. The past couple of years I have done a few posts on Christmas: Importance Of Christ's Birth … Continue reading My Thoughts On Santa As An Adult Christian
As some of us celebrate Christmas please stay mindful on Christ!! It is not about tradition. It is not about busyness. It is not even about family get-togethers. All of this comes after Christ, not before Him. Unless we make other idols. God has shown us grace, through Christ. Remember that and as you gather … Continue reading Remember Why Jesus Came!
I've heard why people do not celebrate Christmas. I understand where they are coming from. I didn't always. But pagan roots of things, the way most parts of Christmas aren't focused on Christ...well, it definitely opened my eyes. But I will say I think this is a choice individuals have to make. Being sarcastic about … Continue reading Positives Of Christmas When Focused On Christ
Can our traditions become an idol?
Last year God really started redirecting my focus on Him during Christmas. I plan to write about this in other posts, but if you want to read where God led me last year you can check out these posts. Post | Leaving Christ Last (Reflection On Christmas) Post | Importance Of Christ’s Birth Post | Ways To Incorporate … Continue reading How I Focused On Christ While Decorating A Christmas Tree
I know, I know sounds weird. Christmas IS about Christ many believers tell me. I...as I mentioned Tuesday, I'm not so sure. I think the intention is there. We WANT it to be about Christ. Sometimes, only pieces are. But I am finding ways to make SURE He is a part of every single thing I … Continue reading Ways To Incorporate Christ In Christmas Activities