God is faithful and is always with you, protecting and watching over you whether you believe He is there or not.
It is a silly tradition, but one filled with significance for our family.
What if we knew Jesus was returning in five days? I would think that many people would prepare to meet Him, but is this not the expectant attitude we should have every moment?
Matthew 5:14-16: You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden.
The holiday season is called the most wonderful time of the year but between buying gifts, hosting parties, trying not to break your healthy habits (or the bank), and attending family gatherings, it can also be the most stressful time of the year.
It was a cold, blustery Christmas Eve. The wind was howling outside our bedroom windows.