Christmas in July–Day 4

Matthew 18:10  See that you do not look down on one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven. On the Fourth Day of Christmas Ali wrote “God and Jesus care for children and will comfort them.” She had found comfort…

Christmas in July–Day 3

On the Third Day of Christmas Ali added “Listen for God’s voice. His Word is the truth” to her list. What would God’s voice be like? 1 Kings 19:11-12  The LORD said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of the LORD, for the LORD is about to pass by.” Then a…

Christmas in July–Day 2: Serve Others

The Second Day of Christmas is the feast of Stephen, whose story is told in Acts 6:5-7:60. Ali and other guests at the resort are inspired to serve others in honor of Stephen, and Ali adds “serve others” to her list. Galatians 6:9-10 Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper…

Christmas in July Day 1

The first thing Ali learned in her pursuit of the true meaning of Christmas was to focus on Jesus. Jesus made these statements about Himself: John 6:36  Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life.” John 8:12  When Jesus spoke again to the people he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever…

Welcome to the Website of Janet Kaderli

I have always enjoyed Christmas–which is why four out of my eight books take place during the holiday season. Molasses Cookies, which came out in 1998, is a middle-grade reader featuring 10 year old Erica Kraft who learns her family history while helping her grandmother bake cookies for Christmas. The story reflects the history of…