globalgirl Advent Adventure: Something About Mary

(Idelette’s note: Today we celebrate the birth of the baby Jesus, the greatest revolutionary and gift to the world ever. Danielle Strickland writes on the woman who gave birth to Jesus, a revolutionary in her own right. What a great perspective from a woman who does her part to incite a revolution for Jesus on […]

globalgirl Advent Adventure: Christ-in-our-mess

(Idelette’s note: It’s ironic, as I’m posting this, Scott just swept up some broken glass, Sarah hurt her arm from a stocking that fell off the fireplace and the kids are making lots of noise. It’s Christmas at Linwood House and everything is so beautiful, so perfect … then, well, enter us humans. Yes, life […]

globalgirl Advent Adventure: Experiencing the Gift

(Idelette’s note: I love experience gifts. In fact, this year our family has created several experience gifts for those on our list. Thank you, Carey, for inspiring us to make more memories with and for those we love.) Experiencing the Gift: Creating Lasting Memories by Carey Denman My grandmother was a fantastic cook, the kind […]

globalgirl Advent Adventure: line-up for the next 3 days

I’m so thrilled about the three pieces that will still be featured in our globalgirl Advent Adventure today, tomorrow and Friday (Christmas Day) that I wanted to give you a heads up. I don’t want you to miss any of these … So take time out from your Christmas celebrations and come read them. I […]

globalgirl Advent Adventure, Day 4: Beyond Cynicism

(Idelette’s note: Stefanie is one of my absolute favourite globalgirls on the planet. I love her piece because, honestly, I struggled with my own cynicism this year. Perhaps that is part of why I jumped into this globalgirl Advent Adventure–to prepare my own heart for the Holy birth. Thank you, Stefanie for sharing your journey–you […]