The Christmas story is a family story. Have you ever thought about that? The accounts we have in the New Testament of the birth of Christ may be the most beloved and well-documented family history account ever given.
A Baby Can Set Things Right
Baby Jesus set things right in this world and in eternity. A newborn sent by God to save us all.
Light The World with Love
Each year during the Christmas season, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints makes a monumental effort to spread the message and mission of #LightTheWorld. However, you can do it all year by thinking about who you can serve each and every day.
He is Light
Christmas 2020 does not look like our normal celebration. Because of the rise in Covid-19, people are distancing from family and friends to fight this virus. It is an unprecedented time, and people are struggling with depression, anxiety, financial hardships, mental and physical trials. Many would say it is a time of darkness. For the … Continue reading He is Light
A Baby Can Set Things Right
Suddenly it didn’t matter if that baby was going to sleep in a laundry basket, a crib, or a box. She was here in all her purity and innocence and our family was richer for her birth. She came home from the hospital Christmas Eve and no Christmas gift has equaled her since.
“Together Wenatchee” to Host Homeless Kit Assembly
Together Wenatchee is hosting their 6th annual personal hygiene gift bag giveaway. Last year, over 300 homeless and needy adults received a gift bag. This year the goal is to provide a bag for every man and woman living at; Haven of Hope, The Rescue Mission (formerly the Hospitality House), Bruce Transitional Housing, YWCA housing … Continue reading “Together Wenatchee” to Host Homeless Kit Assembly
What is Light the World?
This year of heartache, confusion, and fear is almost over. But what if we decided to end 2020 on a positive note?
Flower of the Holy Night
I love the legend of how we got the poinsettia in the first place. The flower originally came from Mexico, where it was called "Flor de Noche Buena", or "Flower of the Holy Night". According to the legend, the flower first appeared in a little village long ago, in Mexico, where everyone was getting ready for Christmas.
The Joy of Receiving
One of my very favorite things about Christmas morning is watching the pure, unadulterated joy on my little boy's face when he opens presents. It doesn't matter what he asked Santa to bring him and it doesn't matter if the trinket costs $5 or $50; he gets so excited he can hardly stand it. When … Continue reading The Joy of Receiving
Putting Christ in Christmas, One by One #ShareGoodness
Christmas is such a special time of year when people increase their efforts to love and serve others. The #LightTheWorld effort focuses on serving others as Jesus did—one by one. Here at Uplift the World, we invited our readers to tell us who has made an impression in their lives through their Christlike efforts. Enjoy … Continue reading Putting Christ in Christmas, One by One #ShareGoodness
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