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What is Advent?

I grew up in church. In fact, I have gone to church most of my life. Most churches where I was a member have always had a tradition of lighting Advent candles during the four Sunday services leading up to Christmas. And probably somewhere along the way, the purpose of the Advent tradition was explained.  I know Advent means to wait and prepare for Christ’s coming. But that’s about it

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Standing on the Promises

God is not limited. He can do the impossible. I’m so grateful for God’s promises in his Word. I can go to these promises and read them again, knowing that the One who has promised will be faithful to fulfill his word.

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That Your Joy May Be Full

I want to be one of those Christian women – I bet you know one – who seems joyful all of the time. Not the ones that fake being happy so people will think they are doing fine, but the ones that are truly at peace no matter what is going on in their lives. I’m not one of them yet but I want to be. There is a difference

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Order Out Of Chaos

My husband can always tell when I’m cleaning out a closet. The bed or table is covered with miscellaneous items, in stacks that only I can understand.  My plan is to create order out of chaos scattered about.  I always tell him “it has to get worse before it gets better”. You see, the closet is the place where all sorts of items go when I don’t have time to

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