Category Archives: Advent

Advent is Coming! (A Gift For You)

From ad·vent [ad-vent] noun 1. a coming into place, view, or being; arrival: the advent of the holiday season. 2. ( usually initial capital letter ) the coming of Christ into the world. 3. ( initial capital letter ) … Continue reading

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Christmas Hymn

Gloucester Cathedral Choir and congregation sing In the Bleak Midwinter Beautiful and moving. Does He have my heart today?

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A Free Gift for your Advent Worship

I am thrilled to be able to offer you a free gift to aid your worship of the Savior this season. Our family has been deeply blessed by the use of the Advent Wreath, and I pray that this offering … Continue reading

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Christmas Pictures

Mostly a for-the-grandparents post, with cute pictures and brief concluding thoughts… Christmas Day Pictures Handmade sibling gifts – It was a blessing to be a part of the making of these gifts of love! From their parents – handmade lapdesks … Continue reading

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Christmas/Advent Thoughts

Some post-Christmas thoughts on the Advent season and our developing family traditions as we seek to keep our focus on the Christ who was born to die that we might live eternally. Not prescribing or mandating for anyone else. These … Continue reading

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Advent – Anticipating the Coming

Jonathan and I come from a church tradition that does not not embrace the celebration of Advent. Yet, over the last several years, two Advent traditions in particular have deepened and enriched our savoring of the Christmas season, and of … Continue reading

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Jesse Tree

There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit.And the Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and … Continue reading

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Do any of you use the traditions of Advent to aid their family’s focus at this time of year? We’ve been learning bits about Advent traditions over the last couple of years, and have decided to incorporate some of them … Continue reading

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