Music to My Ears

For many, the Holidays are a wonderful time of year filled with family, fun, laughter, giving (and eating!). One of my favorite things about the Holidays is the Christmas music. I am an avid collector of Christmas albums, and coming from a musical family means that singing in church and playing instruments is a part […]

We Did It…Because of YOU

This has been an incredible year at Bridges of Hope, where we have been blessed with a multitude of gifts as well as a handful of challenges. We are thankful for both, as we are reminded daily to both be gracious and thankful to Him during good times, and persevere and turn to Him during the difficult […]

Having an Upcycled Christmas

So my extended family has this somewhat quirky (although not completely unique to us) tradition of celebrating Thanksgiving and Christmas together. Yep–on the same day. We start with Thanksgiving Dinner, have a little down time to clean up dishes and let the food settle, and then jump right back in to Christmas by late afternoon, […]

Not Having to Choose Between Gifts or Rent

Christmas can be a difficult time of year for some of the families working with Bridges of Hope. Often, families have to make tough financial choices, which might mean choosing between giving their children Christmas gifts or providing for their everyday needs. Naturally we want to support families who are making the tough decisions to […]