St. Martin’s Day, Martinstag

St. Martin’s Day, Martinstag

 In Germany, on November 11, families celebrate St. Martin’s Day, “Martinstag.” Children make lanterns at home, or school, and then gather at a special location to sing songs and parade with their homemade lanterns in remembrance of St. Martin, a man who was a Roman solider, turned monk, baptised in adulthood and eventually obtained Sainthood. … Read more

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Give me a pump!

Give me a pump!

Just 4 hours after delivering my babies, while waiting in the recovery room, the words “give me a pump” were immediately spoken. The nurse said that she had never had a woman, just hours after having an emergency C-section, asking for a pump. Especially in my condition, as they were wanting to transfuse up to … Read more

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Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat

Ahhh Halloween, my favorite holiday. Click here for our post: Halloween Celebrations and Meaning, Why as Christians we still celebrate Halloween and some cultural differences for Halloween. We love how neighborhoods come together for some simple and fun community celebrating. Children, and adults, get to dress up, attend parties, festivals, and go trick or treating. … Read more

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