Christmas Book Bag II

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle This week, I’m sharing my Christmas book list in case you need last-minute gift ideas or new additions to your home library.   Young Adults Usually, there is much to avoid in this category. But, here are two selections that inspire courage...
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Christmas Book Bag

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle I love buying, reading, and sharing good books, which is why there are so many bookcases in our house. But, I’ve noticed in some homes it’s down right hard to find books at all. I suppose Kindles or iPads could be full of reading...
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Rock City Lights

by Ruth, a.k.a Momma Frizzle Walking through the Christmas displays on top of Lookout Mountain, my sister-in-law Julie told me what to write. So I’m going to. On Saturday night, we had paid a bunch of money to experience Rock City’s Enchanted Garden of Lights, along with...
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Christmas Past, Present, Future

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle On the first Sunday of Advent – I see the Christmas story as a multi-phase rescue plan. When telling it, you can’t start with the angel visiting Mary or even with Baby Jesus being born in a manager. The story is much more ancient than that....
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Full

by Ruth, a.k.a Momma Frizzle Thanksgiving celebrations are over. Leftovers almost finished. Full, but not stressful is how I’d describe our time together. At the end of it, I am content and rested, having received a sweet bounty of gifts. I am full, yet strangely ready for...
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Confessions of a Holiday Procrastinator

Here’s a story from last year’s Thanksgiving. Our feast will be much smaller tomorrow, but I’m still a horrible procrastinator. It’s the day before Thanksgiving. Go ahead, ask if I’ve even grocery shopped yet? The answer is NO. But my kids are...
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Shoebox Letter

by Jo-Jo, a.k.a. Teen Chick Lately, Jo-Jo’s been mailing letters by unconventional means, like sending a message in a bottle and, now, putting this note in her Operation Christmas Child shoebox. Dear Friend, My name is Jo-Jo. I am 14 years old and am the oldest of six kids....
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