Ways to Show Love This Month. Right Now. Start Today.

One of my favorite topics to write about is love. In part, it’s because I know that as humans, it is one of the commandments God has bestowed upon us. I also know that love is not a feeling or an emotion, but rather a choice. Love is part of our greater purpose for you and for me in how we relate to each other and the universe and the whole wide world.

It’s just that serious. Especially during the month of February. Trust me though, this post is about God’s love and a general love related to humankind. I am not talking romance…yet. Even though I truly believe it’s not too different because that kind of love is also a choice as well.

Just so we’re clear, I’m not talking about love as a feeling where we see everything in terms of hearts and romance and lilies and rose petals and Chicago-style pizza. I’m talking love as a verb. An action. A decision to wholeheartedly make someone’s life’s easier. A decision to speak up, to change things, to impact the world. Continue reading “Ways to Show Love This Month. Right Now. Start Today.”

Our New Household Symbols of Easter

One family's modern approach to Easter at www.mylifewithhimandthem.com

 

For many, Easter preparations are alive and well this week and our house is no different. As my kids have gotten older, I’ve tried to find ways beyond the Easter Bunny to celebrate Easter. We’ve discussed Holy Week and they are very familiar with the passion of Christ, but as I look around me, there are several symbols of the magic of Easter that I see every day.  Continue reading “Our New Household Symbols of Easter”