THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS ~ King Herod

In my last post "The Wise Men", King Herod made his appearance. Now, you get to see his narcissistic and paranoid behavior after hearing of Jesus' birth.   The Magi Visit the Messiah 2 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod,Magi[a] from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come … [Continue reading...]

THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS ~ The Wise Men

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Wow, it's a lot of work staging your house for pictures. I'm gonna tell you right now, my house DOES NOT look like what the pictures look like.  There is always a mound of mail on the kitchen island. There's a 3 foot pile of Son #4's knapsack, clothes, shoes in a corner of the hallway. I take care of a fifteen month old so there are toys everywhere!!! So my weekend was full of cleaning and organizing and hiding all the stuff and then the fun … [Continue reading...]

MY CHRISTMAS HOME TOUR

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  Welcome! Thank you for visiting my Christmas home tour. It's been fun decorating and decluttering so you don't see what my house usually looks like THE OUTSIDE We change our outside decorations every year. I'm not sure if I'm trying to improve it or I just get bored with last year's decorations. I should [...]

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INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION #3

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  I'm busy decorating my house for Christmas this week. Hopefully, I'll be taking pictures this weekend so I can share with you. This week's Inspiration Pinspiration will be a little Christmas themed since I'm in the mood. Hope it puts you in the Christmas spirit too. Kitchen Inspiration Source Dining Room Inspiration Source Bedroom [...]

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THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS ~ Jesus

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This will definitely be my favorite post. The real meaning of Christmas is Jesus!! Joseph and a very pregnant Mary had to travel to Bethlehem. Let's read: Luke 2:1-7 New International Version (NIV) The Birth of Jesus 2 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the [...]

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THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS ~ The Shepherds

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  So, Jesus, the Son of God, has been born and Mary and Joseph are beaming! Today, I want to talk about the shepherds who were taking care of their sheep nearby. Let's read: Luke 2:8-20 8 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. 9 An angel of the [...]

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THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS ~ Elizabeth

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Have you ever been in the middle of a problem, or had such exciting news you wanted to share it with that one person who would understand, rejoice, empathize? When Mary heard the news that she was carrying the Messiah who did she run to? Her cousin Elizabeth. Luke 1:39-45 Mary Visits Elizabeth 39 At that [...]

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THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS ~ Joseph

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In my last post, I talked about a sweet Jewish girl named Mary and how she was betrothed to a young carpenter named Joseph. The angel Gabriel came to her and told her that she was going to give birth to a son and she was to name him Jesus. Mary was going to be [...]

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THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS ~ Mary

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If you believe that Christmas is all about Santa Claus, shopping, decorating with tinsel and making snowman shaped cookies, then this series of posts won't be for you. As fun as all these things are, it is not what I believe is the real reason for Christmas. I'd like to share with you some of the [...]

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INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION

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    I'm spending the weekend finishing up the Christmas decorating. Hopefully, I'll take some good pictures to share with you. Here's some  INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION  Kitchen Inspiration Unknown Source Bathroom Inspiration Houzz.com Laundry Room Inspiration Source Master Bedroom Inspiration Source Outfit Inspiration Source Words of Inspiration Source Hope y'all have a great weekend! Love y'all, [...]

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