Christmas Traditions and the Savior

Elyse Fitzpatrick

Elyse Fitzpatrick

Christmas Traditions and the Savior

Of course we know that Christmas is about Jesus…So why is it that we miss seeing Him in the midst of all the hustle and bustle? Elyse Fitzpatrick and her daughter, Jessica Thompson, have teamed up again in Counting the Days, Lighting the Candles, a 25-day advent devotional with readings for parents and kids along with four suggested activities meant to remind us of the true meaning of Christmas. Continue reading

Real Women and Their Real Savior

Elyse Fitzpatrick

Elyse Fitzpatrick

BCC Staff Note: You’re reading Part One in a multi-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series by women biblical counselors. The Headlines of Our Lives Like you, I frequent grocery stores. And like you, I scan the headlines of the … Continue reading

Grace for Regretful Parents, Too

Elyse Fitzpatrick

Elyse Fitzpatrick

Regrets. As a mom of three and grandmother of six, I know all about regrets. Just this week I missed one of my granddaughter’s birthdays, thinking it was a day later than it was. That’s not unusual for me either—even … Continue reading

Despising the Shame

Elyse Fitzpatrick

Elyse Fitzpatrick

My husband recently lost his job necessitating a move to a rural senior mobile home community. I’ll be honest with you, I haven’t responded well. Since this move I’ve noticed a significant propensity to anger, ingratitude, bitterness, self-pity, and ensuing … Continue reading