Christmas Advent Calendar 25 Days in 25 Ways #LIGHTtheWORLD

I am really excited to share with you an interactive Christmas Advent Calendar that you will not want to miss this year.  Every year at Christmas time, I have high hopes for my family especially my 5 children.  I want them to experience all that the Christmas season has to offer such as the Christmas lights, trees, yummy food,…

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Return to Bethlehem Christmas Party

I was in charge of the Christmas Party last year at my church.  I thought I'd share a few ideas of what we did.  It was simple, but full of the spirit of Christmas.  We featured the Nativity figures that were there the day that Christ was born as found in the New Testament.  I had different people dress…

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Star Wars and Christmas

Away from the Dark Side It's Christmas time and everywhere you look is a reminder that the greatest event of the season is a continuation of the Star Wars saga. Outdoing the displays of the Nativity, are the displays of the "must have" merchandise of the anticipated film. "What do you want for Christmas?", was inquired of the young parents….

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LDS Blog Train “A Christ Centered Christmas”

Last year I had a great plan that every day my children would learn another verse or part of the Nativity story found in Luke 2 (King James Version).  Well, I think we memorized 3 verses last year!  We did have fun drawing pictures of the specific words we were memorizing and so we will pick it up again…

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Day 5: A Christ-Centered Christmas “Angel”

Today we learn about the Angel that came to the shepherds in a field near by where the Christ child was born.  What a glorious moment that must of been to hear of the long awaiting Christ's birth.  In the New Testament we read that an angel appeared to the shepherds and said, "Fear not: for, behold, I bring…

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Day 6: A Christ-Centered Christmas “Joseph”

Little is known about Joseph.  What we know of him teaches of a man of great faith, love and devotion to God and family.  We first learn of Joseph as recorded in Matthew that he was espoused the Mary and then it is written that he learned about Mary being pregnant before an Angel appeared to him.  What thoughts…

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