Hello Dear Friends, After a wonderful bit of time on YouTube: JosephinesDesigns.com , I am thrilled to share my first giveaway!! Please enjoy the video below and then hop on over and take a peak at the channel. It’s a great community with a focus on encourgement. Encouragement through planning, crafting, hauls and Bible study/Illustrated … Continue reading First YouTube Channel Giveaway!!
Hello Dear Friends, I wanted to share a wonderful video made by Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas. I love their women's ministry and love their passion for the Lord. Please click video and be encouraged this day!! https://youtu.be/gBfj10PMypc Keep serving Him well....k Video credit: swbts.edu
Monday This is what the Lord says, "Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland." --Isaiah 43:16 and Isaiah 43:18-19 New International Version THOUGHTS ABOUT TODAY'S VERSE... The year … Continue reading Weekly Verses…
Monday [The shepherds] hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby [Jesus], who was lying in the manger. When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, and all who heard it were amazed... But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. The shepherds … Continue reading Weekly Verses…
Preparing for the holidays can be a lot of work. In fact, during the next few weeks, your Christmas to-do list is probably about to grow into an outrageous, poster-sized banner. Am I right? And then, before you know it, your Christmas experience turns into a frenzy of challenging task after challenging task. Why not … Continue reading 6 Ways to Prepare for the Holidays
Every year, I plan on buying a traditional Advent calendar to help my family get ready for Christmas. I like the idea of daily Advent readings that help build anticipation for the celebration of Jesus’ birth. Unfortunately, I’m usually busy and forget to buy the calendar until after Advent has already started. There is so much going … Continue reading Discovering the Advent Season
I often think of the crazy holiday season countdown as a great big package we tear into (earlier and earlier!) every year. It’s bright and flashy, but we don’t find a whole lot at the heart of it. And then there’s Advent. Advent is like a small and carefully-wrapped gift that invites us to open … Continue reading Simple Advent Activities for Your Family