Revive Our Hearts Podcast

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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 Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman movement, calling them to heart revival and biblical womanhood. Her love for Christ and His Word is infectious, and permeates her online outreaches, conference messages, books, and two daily nationally syndicated radio programs—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him.

She has authored twenty-two books, including Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free, Seeking Him (coauthored), Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together, and You Can Trust God to Write Your Story (coauthored with her husband). Her books have sold more than five million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.