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Kasie's group

Why I love the Ornament Exchange

Each year moms from our local area get together for an ornament exchange.  These moms have  3 to 4 weeks to create a visual image that represents a story out of the devotional.  Here are some of the results...     They're beautiful, and so creative.  When I met with these moms initially, there was some worry and hesitation.  Many of them said, "I'm not … Read More

Julie's family Jesse Tree

Introducing…Stories that Inspire (from moms like you)

I ran into Julie at a conference last February.  Julie was one of our first members of a Jesse Tree ornament exchange 3 years ago. Although I don't know her very well, Julie is one of those people who it doesn't take long to figure out you WANT to be her friend.  She is a lover of Jesus, passionate about training and leading her children to Him, full of joy and creativity, and a fellow comrade … Read More


Saying “YES” to share His Story (The Month of the Ornament Exchange)

This is one of my favorite times of the year.  October is the month where groups come together for the ornament exchange of the Jesse Tree. I love meeting new leaders, and rekindling the relationship with leaders from years past.  It is humbling to watch new families come together to participate in creating ornaments and committing to share God's love story to their children. This time of … Read More