Tag Archives: Jesus

Advent Doors / He came so he could say

“Christmas is getting CLOSER!” my growing boy exclaims excitedly, gesturing his huge tiny hands to display a decreasing measure. We press open another paper door on his numbered nativity picture calendar. “Baby, do you know what Advent means?” I know … Continue reading

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The Life of Jesus Starring Charlie (2015)

Jesus never sinned. Not even as a three year old. This is difficult for me to imagine. Have you ever seen a film where a character’s mind and body are being controlled by some other force? A magic spell, a … Continue reading

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The Life of Jesus Starring Charlie (2014)

This time of year I like to stop and reflect on Jesus’s childhood (check out my thoughts in 2012 and 2013)… I look at my own son and imagine how Jesus grew and what he was like… what his parents … Continue reading

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The Parent Screw Up

I believe most parents do their best. Really. They want their kids to be happy and successful and to turn out ok. They love their kids. Most parents really do. And most parents screw it up royally. Like me. Our … Continue reading

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Bouquets of Looooove

A few weeks ago, my 22 month old son walked in the door carrying a beautiful bouquet of fuchsia flowers. “He ye go, Mom-my.” HEART. MELT. I’m telling you, this kid’s smile and dimples will get him a long way … Continue reading

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The Life of Jesus Starring Charlie (2013)

Don’t you wonder how Jesus behaved as a toddler? (See my post from Christmas 2012 to see why I reflect on this.) Since the Bible is blank on the childhood of Jesus, and I’m no expert in child-rearing culture of … Continue reading

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The Life of Jesus: Starring Charlie (2012)

I have some shocking news you may never have heard anywhere else, ever. Parenthood changes your perspective. 🙂 Ha! Revolutionary. Today I have in mind an altered perspective on Jesus. Even up to last Christmas, I imagined him wrapped up … Continue reading

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