Something I’ve learned as I gotten older is to never diminish another’s waiting. We are all waiting on something, the bus, that phone call, him to get on one knee, on our next meal, test results, and so on. The list goes on forever.
There are merely 24 days until December and only 49 days until Christmas, are you prepared? Most people would say no, I’m in no way prepared considering fall just arrived. I typically like to post Christmas/Advent themed items in December but this new color devotional written by Nancy Guthrie and Illustrated by Lizzie Preston is the … More Color your way to Christmas
The advent season is a time of waiting, preparing for Him to come. For the Creator of the Universe to arrive on Earth as a humble child. As we wait for His arrival, wait in peace. Wait in expectation. Actively wait by promoting peaceful living now, in your home, community and the world.
This year for advent I want to share some of my favorite advent songs in relationship to the themes of advent.
love. A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. -John 13:34-35 ESV [God] executes justice for the fatherless and the widow and He loves … More Advent Week 4 | love
Joy to the World! The Lord has come! Let Earth receive her King! But be glad and rejoice forever in that which I create; for behind, I create Jerusalem to be a joy and her people to be a gladness! -Isaiah 65:18 ESV But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, … More Advent Week 3 | Joy
The theme for the second week of Advent is Peace. Jesus came to bring peace to the world. He spoke of Peacemakers and turning the other cheek. He taught us His Peace. Peace I leave you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your … More Advent Week 2 | Peace
I grew up loving the hustle and bustle of the ‘Christmas Season’ I slowly came to love the story and meaning of Christmas even more. When I was introduced to Advent I was shocked at how somber of a season it was. And last Advent, God taught me so much. He showed me what Advent … More Advent Week 1 | Hope