On December the 2nd, many people will begin the celebration of the Advent Season. A time of preparation for the coming of the Lord, a celebration of the fulfillment of hundreds, even thousands of years of prophecies leading up to the first cry of Jesus on that blessed night in Bethlehem.
This is one of my favorite times of the year. This is the time when we can celebrate the joy and hope of the truth of Jesus’ birth. His ministry of Salvation and Redemption, and we can
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There are no limits to the ways that the Lord speaks to His children. As I journey on in this life of faith, it seems that every day He has proven that He never runs out of creative ideas to help me to know Him better and to love Him more.
Last week, I made a new friend who was sitting alone going through a large stack of flash cards. I was quite delighted to learn that she and I have a love of words in common. We had an
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We were in the garden section of a home improvement store discussing what type of cherry and apple trees might be best for our yard when Little Miss wandered away. We watched her as she skipped up and down the rows of flowers singing a song, being the star of the show in her head. We waited for the moment she would realize she had wandered so far from us.
She stopped mid skip and hit the panic button. “MAMA!! DADDY! Where are you?!”
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I recently took my kids to a local glass art shop in town for open studio. The kids wanted to make Christmas ornaments, and we sat around big tables with piles of broken, colored glass in the center. We gently picked through the pieces of glass finding just the right
colors and shapes to make their ornaments.
The kids carefully arranged pieces into a mosaic on a solid piece of new glass. The shopkeeper later fired their pieces, melting the broken pieces and new pieces together into
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