Dec 1, 2012

Saturday SHINE....

Weekend Reading: John 18 & 19

Happy Saturday, SHINE girls! Don't forget we have weekend reading. :) It's good stuff here in John!

To kick off our "Give this Christmas Away" theme....I have a SHINE girl Give-away Prize for one of you blessed little things! I'm going to keep the prize a "surprise" because I LOVE surprises...don't you?!


It's December 1st and it's my daughter's 8th birthday! Many celebrations happening here in the Hill family and I want to share the excitement with YOU!

So, here's how you win this AWESOME prize:

Tell me your favorite Christmas song! If you are like me, it changes by the minute! Just tell me what your favorite is at this very moment. :)

I will have the drawing NEXT get your comment in! As always, if you have trouble leaving a comment on the blog, email me at and I will post your comment for you! Simple!

Ready, set, GO!!


  1. Anonymous12/01/2012

    Happy Birthday sweet girl!!! I have twin girls that are 8 years old also!!! Oh they would LOVE to meet you one day!!! We are far away though!!! Anyway, Jill you are such a sweetie also!!! Wanted to tell you I've learned my verse!!! Yippie!!!

    My favorite Christmas song is Little Drummer Boy!!!

    Have a great day!!! MeLissa A

  2. Ashley Moon12/01/2012

    Happy Birthday sweet Presley....We love you!!!
    Breath of Heaven, Amy Grant!!! All time Favorite

  3. Angela Longenecker12/01/2012

    O Holy Night. Happy Birthday Presley! I remember when your Mommy had you :)

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  5. While You Were Sleeping by Casting Crowns. Happy Happy Birthday, Presley

  6. Anonymous12/02/2012

    I'll be home for Christmas
    Terri Abbott

  7. Anonymous12/02/2012

    my favorite christmas song is "peace on earth, goodwill to men"! ~Amy Dodd :)

  8. Anonymous12/02/2012

    Mary, did you know – by: Kenny Rogers and Winona Judd


    Tabitha N. Bramblett

  9. Anonymous12/02/2012

    “Giving Christmas Away” by Matthew West :)

    Lori Caldwell

  10. Anonymous12/02/2012

    My current favorite is "While you were sleeping" by Casting Crowns. Very thought provoking.
    Beth Bradberry

  11. Anonymous12/02/2012

    Joy to the world.......but the version with joy unspeakable overflowing well no tongue can tell

  12. Anonymous12/02/2012

    Ok I love all the songs you guys posted but my ALL TIME FAV IS Alvin and the chipmucks hollahop song. When my big kids were little we would all (4 kids and me) song it as loud as we could.
    Happy birthday to the birthday girl!

    Kelly Gerrin

  13. Jesus is Alive by Josh Wilson

  14. Leslie Clark Jones12/02/2012

    Happy Birthday my little friend! Love you!

    My all time favorite Christmas song is, "O Holy Night" performed by fellow Christian, John Berry.

  15. Anonymous12/02/2012

    Little Drummer Boy :)
    Ashleigh Coleman

  16. Anonymous12/03/2012

    joy to the world
    erin spinks

  17. Anonymous12/03/2012

    O Holy Night!
    Karen Trainer

  18. O Holy Night! Brings me to tears!

  19. Molli Brown12/03/2012

    My favorite will always be "Away In A Manger" - It was even Lullaby that I sang to both of my babies :)

  20. "Mary's Boy Child". Love it. Happy Birthday to Presley. :)

  21. 'O Holy Night' - preferably by Martina McBride. ♥

  22. I found my new favorite yesterday- "A Baby Changes Everything" by Faith Hill.

  23. Anonymous12/03/2012

    Hey Jill!!

    "THIS Christmas" by: Michael Jackson

    Thanks! God loves us!


  24. Marina McBride's "Oh Holy Night". This gives me chills every time I hear it!

  25. Marina McBride's "Oh Holy Night". This gives me chills every time I hear it!

  26. O' Holy Night...I love to hear my husband sing it :)

  27. My all time favorite Christmas song is "Mary did you know". I swell with tears EVERY time it plays. The lyrics are POWERFUL. I had the priviledge of hearing it played live by the original artists Mark Lowry and Buddy Greene who co-wrote the song a couple of years ago at Church of the Apostles in Atlanta!

  28. Anonymous12/05/2012

    The Gift, the version sung by Aselin brings me to tears Every single time! Such a beautiful song!
    Kathryn Muraoka

  29. Anonymous12/07/2012

    Oh Bethlehem by John Berry. Was blessed to hear his Christmas concert a few years ago. AWESOME.
    Tori Johnson

  30. Tennessee Christmas by Amy Grant. :)


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