Courtney Richards just wants the perfect Christmas for her family and friends. What’s wrong with that? Every decoration needs to be just right, every cookie made from scratch, and every part in the church Christmas drama performed perfectly. But when she argues with her husband over the cost of perfection and then her two energetic boys wreak havoc in her perfectly-ordered house, a long winter’s nap seems to be in order. When she wakes, she isn’t sure if she dreamed or if her imagination went into overdrive. Could it be that her desperate attempts at perfection aren’t what make her acceptable to God after all?
I belong on my farm. Born and raised in the country, I lead a pretty straightforward life. That is, until