Unlike most people, I wasn’t raised with stories of Santa Claus and flying reindeer. My family didn’t get a television until I was in grade eight or nine, and even then, I didn’t see the Christmas classics until I was much older. In my young, Evangelical mind, only one version of Christmas existed. Reverent adults bowing their heads to a child. Of course, this wasn't just any child. It was Jesus. An infant born without sin. A good baby. I'm quite certain this is why that fi
I'm turning 50 this month!
And guess what. I've cancelled my party. I had a big celebration booked at a really cool neighbourhood patio/bar.
70 of my closest friends and family were on the invitation list.
My party dress was all picked out and ready to go.
And yet . . .
Something felt off.
My heart wasn't really craving a big, public bash.
(And girl, you know I love to party!)
As I got quiet and listened to that inner whisper, I realized that more than anythin