Ancient How-Tos

After millenia of Christian history, and the timeless truths from scripture, we are surrounded with classic how-tos of faith. Today we can learn from history’s great heroes of faith, spiritual mothers and fathers who invested countless hours before the feet of Jesus. Here is the place to open our ears and reap from the wisdom of ancient forerunners. There is nothing new under the sun.
How to love Jesus more, how to live an authentic Christian life, what is spiritual discipline and growth, and what celebration, community and family can look like are all questions that have been asked and answered before.

Lent Explained: Tune in, Tune up, or Tune Out?

Here in Germany, we have five seasons. At least according to some, when referring to carnival as the fifth season. There are numerous festivities happening over several months, but it all culminates in the week before Ash Wednesday - and then, just like that, on the...

Perpetua and Felicity | 3 Lessons Learned to Stop Idolizing Family

Perpetua and Felicity aren't names we are typically familiar with, especially in evangelical Christianity. But these two power-house women have a critical message for all mother's today and the temptation to idolize the family.  A young mother in prison, facing the...

St Valentine’s Story: Chocolates, Flowers, or Your Head Cut Off?

For February 14, do you prefer flowers, chocolates, or your head cut off? Below you'll find out what St. Valentine's story and those things have to do with each other.   Maybe Valentine’s Day doesn’t elicit more than an annoyed sigh from you. Or it puts you under...

Why We Don’t Do Santa

No, we are not humbugs, nor miserable human beings. In fact, we LOVE Christmas. We just really don't like the big guy in red (or lying to our children). Check out the above video to find out why we began a rebellion against lying and why we don't do Santa Claus in our...

Why is Advent Important?

What is Advent and why is it important? Before we dive in, I want you to imagine yourself as the president (or prime minister or head of state) of your country. Ready? What do Presidents and Advent have to do with one another?Imagine you, Mrs. President, are visiting...

7 Advent Facts You Probably Don’t Know

Sure, what is Advent all about anyway? Is it a time to buy chocolate before we eat more chocolate? Or rather just a marketing ploy to buy more stuff in order to count down to more presents? Think again! In this video, we talk about seven interesting Advent facts that...

Celebrating the Biblical Feasts | Remember

Have you ever been interested in the Biblical Feasts? Here is part one of a brief introduction to God's feasts and how God uses them. As a teenager, I did a week long internship at the Vancouver Opera. It was a fantastic experience, especially since at the time I was...

Thank God it’s Friday!

T G I F - Time to Shabbat The warm, luxurious smell of fresh bread is spreading through the house. The anticipation of it manifests, as our mouths start to water. This is no ordinary bread, and it's no ordinary day. It's Challah, a braided bread especially baked for...

Why You Don’t Deserve a Break

In this article we are going to have a brief overview of the idea of Sabbath and what it means to celebrate a Christian Shabbat.  You Don't Deserve a Break.  Especially you moms out there! You really don't deserve a break. It's not that you're not hardworking. I know...

Your Lent Playlist

Here are some great Lent music playlist suggestions for all you music lovers out there! I don't know about you, but music accompanies my everyday life. When I'm cleaning the house, washing the dishes, or reading a book. We have compiled a list of songs that have...

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I’m Dani.

Canadian born, living in Germany, with my very German husband and four rambunctious kiddos.

When I’m not chasing after my 1 1/2 year old so he doesn’t run onto the road,
I’m running a loud homeschool, doing mundane but glorious household tasks, drinking coffee, reading, learning on Udemy and sleeping.

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