E: 43 Family Moments

Meaningful Family Moments:

Where is your focus over the holidays? Are you so busy pursuing “magical memories” that you fail to live in the moment? Holly Mackle joins Karen Hodge to redefine what makes a meaningful family moment, and Holly shares her own struggle to live in the truth of what really matters.

Discussion Questions

  • Describe an episode in the life of your family similar to Holly’s Zoo Light Safari.
  • Have you and your family discussed a plan for approaching the holidays together? What would be some of your priorities?
  • What are some traditions your family has that are low cost?
  • Make your own lists of “What we do at Christmas” & “What we don’t do at Christmas”.

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About the Speaker:

Holly Mackle

Holly Mackle is the author of Same Here, Sisterfriend, Mostly True Tales of Misadventures in Motherhood (April ‘18), a collection of mommy humor essays written with some of her funniest friends. She has published two titles with CDM–Engaging Motherhood, Heart Preparation for a Holy Calling, and the family Advent devotional Little Hearts, Prepare Him Room, both available in the PCA bookstore. From her home in Birmingham, Alabama, Holly blogs about life and tomatoes at Digging Suburbia, and spends much of her time explaining to her two girls that their hair will not do exactly what Queen Elsa’s does.

Connect to CDM Women’s Ministry Resources:

Connect With Holly:

Engaging Motherhood Website



Books By Holly:


Engaging Motherhood

Holly Recommends:

Behold the Lamb

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