joy

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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That your joy may be full. journey2grateful.com

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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Seasons change. God remains the same.

Change of Season

In the Winter, things can look bleak. The sun doesn’t shine for days. Many things in nature look dead. The cold weather can keep you inside – isolated from others – longing for a change of season. Then slowly, temperatures begin to rise. The sun peaks its head from behind the blanket of grey in the sky. A change of season is approaching. We hear Christians talk about their “seasons”.

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