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How to Celebrate Advent and Christmas with Meaning

How to Celebrate Advent and Christmas with Meaning

I love Christmas. It is my favourite celebration, even more than Easter. For me, Christmas is about the love of God for us and the closeness of God to us. Christmas is about God’s magnificent Salvation Plan. The hope of the Old Testament come to bear. As I wait, excitedly and impatiently, for Christmas to arrive I am reminded of the people of God waiting, excitedly and impatiently, for their Messiah. Likewise, Advent is taking the time to wait, to…

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Our First Day of Homeschool. Five Ways to Celebrate the Day

Our First Day of Homeschool. Five Ways to Celebrate the Day

The big day arrived. Our first day of homeschool! We had already decided to make a big deal of it, to start with a bang. (See my post of why we started our homeschool with a bang here.) We approached the day with excitement. Our son was prepared. We had been talking about it. Counting down the days. Setting up our learning area. Gathering our resources. We made the day as special as we could to celebrate this milestone. We…

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