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The Gift of Receiving Honey Ham and Creamed Corn

Last Christmas Eve, I packed-up pancake mix, tossed the essentials for enchiladas in a cooler, and our family headed to Tennessee. No sparkle or shimmer. No stockings or gifts. No Christmas Eve service or twinkling lights. A family member was seriously ill, and we were headed to the hospital. We arrived late and missed visiting [...]

17 Books Your Girl Will Want to Find Under the Christmas Tree

Every Christmas Eve, our daughters open two gifts. The first gift is a pair of pajamas, and the second gift is a book. Books + PJ's = Sullivan Christmas tradition. Then, our family snuggles up by the tree and digs into the books together. Although my fourteen-year-old teases me about my lack of creativity with [...]

7 Reasons Why Fanny Crosby is the Next Gutsy Girl

Some people hear about the prolific hymn writer, Fanny Crosby, and are impressed she wrote thousands of hymns despite being blind. And obviously writing thousands of hymns is a big deal, but that’s not what impressed me most about Fanny. No siree, that’s not why I wanted Fanny to be the third gutsy girl in [...]