The Threshold of Spring

The Threshold of Spring
Our family went for a hike last weekend. It has been unseasonably warm, you may have noticed. It has hardly felt like winter at all this season and I am never quite sure what to expect when I walk out my front door each morning. But on this day, the sun was shining when we ...

Trust, Jealousy, and New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year! What follows is a little bit of New Year’s inspiration from Kelsey. Pour yourself another cup of coffee or tea and happy reading.    I love this time of year. I love taking down all the Christmas glitz and cleaning the house. I love clean slates and fresh starts. I especially love ...

Jesus is the Reason for the Season

10. December 2016 hope, kelsey 0
Yes, that’s my picture up there and it is actually me writing today. Enjoy 🙂   I cannot help but laugh when I see those “Keep Christ in Christmas” bumper stickers. To me, it’s a little like doing your Christmas shopping in a “Jesus is the Reason for the Season” t-shirt. We all know those ...

Happy Halloween!

28. October 2016 growth, kelsey 2
Happy Halloween! Thanks for reading. What follows is a story from Kelsey…   Halloween is great fun when you are a kid. Dressing up as a superhero or your favorite animal or some other magical creature and traipsing through your neighborhood for candy – sounds like a blast! I remember having to be told to ...

Exhale

The news, and this election season in particular, continues to disappoint me. As I write this, it is hard to find the words to accurately describe my emotional response to it. We look to our leaders to unite us, to inspire us, and to bring us hope. Watch the news for more than a few ...

A Vibrant Purple Balloon

01. October 2016 hope, kelsey 1
Thanks for joining us this morning! What follows is a story from Kelsey…   Before I even got out of my car, I could hear the chaos of it. As I got out my car at the grocery store and grabbed my bags, I could see him. Just a few cars over. A young dad ...

Every Problem Has a Solution

17. September 2016 hope, kelsey, suffering 2
You’re really reading Holy Family’s new blog?! Thanks! We post on Tuesday and Saturday of each week, so please come back again. And now, a word from Kelsey…   Sometimes, when Brigid refuses to nap, we go on long car rides. (Not the most environmentally-friendly solution, I know, but it is the most sanity-friendly solution). ...

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