Category Archives: christmas

        Tears are falling, Hearts are breaking. How we need to hear from God.   You’ve been promised, We’ve been waiting, Welcome holy child. Welcome holy child.   Hope that you don’t mind our manger. How I wish we would have known– But long-awaited holy stranger Make Yourself at home. Please make […]

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  I had a Christmas Miracle. Last week I went with my grandma to a showing of 400 different nativities. I had walked in with hesitation because lately I’ve been frustrated over the portrayal of Jesus’ birth as tidy and perfect and peaceful. (Hello last blog post.) So I was delighted to see nativities from […]

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    I keep seeing nativities everywhere. And they’re all gorgeous and I love them but I’m also pissed off. Because they’re always so perfect. Too perfect. It’s as if they seem to forget you have to be PREGNANT to have a baby. Why is Mary skinny? I want a big ol’ pregnant Mary. And […]

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  Christmas this year was so simple and sweet. We didn’t end up doing all the traditions I had planned but I was able to give myself grace, reminding myself it’s ok, that I am learning as I go.  Christmas Eve I cooked all morning and then we were just bumming around. It took us […]

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