Jesus is the Heart of Christmas – Wise Men Still Seek Him!

Jesus is the Heart of Christmas by Grace Elizabeths

This was the year I dreaded.  Decking the halls without the girls.  Oh I remember when they were little and I had to hold back my perfectionism and let them decorate the house for Christmas. I even cleverly gave them their own tree to decorate a few years.  You know the one…beautifully adorned with[Read more]

To John, on our First Anniversary

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A year ago today we said “I do!” I remember waking up that morning, not sure that I could believe the day had come – we’d been waiting for what seemed like forever! I remember the giggly giddiness welling up in me as I walked up to you for the[Read more]

Happy Father’s Day!

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Happy Father’s Day, Dad! Thank you for raising us to be the godly young women we are today! Deuteronomy 6 says, 6 And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. 7 You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when[Read more]

8 Simply Sentimental Dad’s Day Gifts

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Remembering Father’s Day is a struggle for me. I don’t know if it’s because I’m usually traveling in the summers and not around my dad for it to come to mind, but I nearly always forget until the day of. And when it’s that last minute, all I’m able to[Read more]

Happy Mother’s Day!

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Happy Mother’s Day, Mom! Thank you for raising us to be the young women that we are today! Proverbs 31 says, 25 Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. 26 She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. Thank you,[Read more]

A gift 12 years in the making

Cross-stitch Humming Bird Coaster - Grace Elizabeth's

Since getting married this past fall, I’ve kind of taken a hiatus from blogging. But thankfully not from crafting! I’ve actually picked up the pace and tackled projects I never thought I could. I’ve also discovered some unfinished projects, as well as the beginnings of a breeding stash of yarn[Read more]

Marriage in Light of Eternity

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As many of you know, my husband and I live nearly 250 miles away from each other. He’s finishing up Vet school – while I get to continue to work at a job that I love. It was a tough choice that we made together. For the past 6 months[Read more]

Called North: Following my Husband

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When Nathan and I began talking of marriage, I started to understand the real possibility of him being called to full-time vocational ministry. Of course, I figured it would be many years in the future. I was only a semester into college when we married January 2013. While I didn’t[Read more]