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Adoration Over Frustration (How to Prevent Post-Holiday Blues)

Despite my very best intentions, it seems like on the most sacred days—like Christmas and Easter—I spend the least amount of time actually worshiping.   Here’s how it usually goes: On Christmas morning I tote my journal and Bible downstairs with the best intentions of spending quality time in prayer and thanksgiving. Almost immediately, I
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celebration over obligation

Celebration Over Obligation

Y’all, its Christmastime!   Time for carols on the radio and red cups at Starbucks (mmm, peppermint mochas…)! Time for twinkly lights decorating houses full of giggly kids and happy parents. Cozy fires and lovely evergreens clothed in sparkle and protecting pretty packages. Time for candlelit renditions of Silent Night and prayers of gratitude for
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