Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Christmas Card Prayer Sticks


Last week while browsing through Pinterest, I noticed an idea that one of my friends had pinned.  I didn't re-pin, but I just went back to find the original source and you can see that here (hers are much cuter...should have checked that out before we did ours, but our version was super quick and easy!)

When the kids were smaller we would use the Chrismas card pictures from their friends and make place mats.  They still enjoy pulling them out today and seeing how everyone has grown and changed.

This year we used our pictures and spent a little time on New Year's eve making these prayer sticks.

Each morning during breakfast we read a little devotional and pull a stick out of the group.  Today we're praying for Jack and his family.  Loving the "Jesus Calling" for kids devotional book.

Do you do something special with all of the family pictures you receive at Christmas?

Linking up with Savvy Souther Style and It's Overflowing.

5 comments:

  1. Cute idea. I like the placemats too. This is so much better than just placing them all over a messy refrigerator. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Unfortunately, I put them away in a box with the Christmas decor, I do enjoy seeing them again the following year. I guess I could do something worse with them! :)

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  3. I purchased a scrapbook from Hobby Lobby a few years ago (of course when it was 50% off). It has a Christmas themed cover and pre-made pages. Every year I ad the new Christmas cards, and it sits out on an end table for people to look through. It's fun to see the pictures of friends over the years, with the turn of each page. Love it!

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  4. We have that devotional! Love it! So glad you linked up at Overflowing with Creativity!!!

    XO, Aimee

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  5. This is a great idea, Jennifer! I just wanted to let you know that I shared your idea on my website, www.throneofgrace.com. I'm doing a series on using time at the meal table to store up fun family memories, share God's Word, and shape little hearts. Thank you!
    Blessings,
    Molly

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