Revive Our Hearts Podcast

How to Quiet Your Heart at Christmas

Leslie Basham: Author and speaker Dannah Gresh has always loved marking Christmas traditions with her family. For instance, they all loved to sing along to funny holiday songs. But a few years ago, she and her husband Bob realized something.

Dannah Gresh: All of our traditions were silly. Now, I don’t want to say that silly traditions don’t matter because I think they do. But especially in terms of Christmas and Easter, these holidays are meant to point us to the Lord. We have to ask ourselves, “Are my traditions doing that?”

So in recent years, we’ve instituted some new ones. My favorite one is, since we now live on a farm, we go out into the stable on Christmas Eve, and we sit in the hay. My husband’s always annoyed that I have to bring at least one horse, one llama, one chicken . . . one of everything …

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About the Teacher

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through two nationally syndicated radio programs heard each day—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him. Her books have sold more than five million copies. Through her writing, podcasts, … read more …