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Advent Resources for the Family

Advent is the beginning of the Christian year. The beginning of our spiritual journey. In essence, it is the Christian’s New Year.  A time to start over.  Make spiritual resolutions.  Seek the Messiah once more. Did you know that Advent and Christmas are different?  Advent means “coming” and is about preparing for the Messiah’s coming: […] Read more…

Thankfulness Project #3

Can you guess what I’m thankful for this morning? Imminently aware of this gift I call family.   Daughter, son, husband.  Family past and present.  Always loved.  Here are some of my favorite Fall shots of our family from a few years ago, making me aware of how precious this life is. And these lines […] Read more…

The Gift of Gratitude

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This preparation for gratitude. The dark winter ahead. This waiting. A time to get our hearts ready for Advent, for the celebration in the midst of the darkest time of the year, waiting for the great event of expectation—the birth of Jesus. But before we ready our hearts for the greatest birth story, we spend some […] Read more…

Links for your Weekend

This Ted Talk by Sue Austin is a wonder for the eyes.  A woman who scuba dives in her wheelchair!  If you want to skip her talk, just go to the middle of the video where you will see her scuba diving–wheelchair and all.  Beautiful in so many ways.   A beautiful article from Joni […] Read more…