Tag Archives: Advent

Everyone needs an Elizabeth

Sometimes, we just want to be understood. Mary is visited by an angel, and goes straight to see Elizabeth. Immediately, Elizabeth greets her with understanding and insight. “Yes, I see what you see.” “Look, I have something unbelievable in my … Continue reading

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Vision Correction

My daughter recently got her first pair of glasses. We’ve checked her eyes before, and even now they said that she only had a slight problem and really didn’t need glasses. However, I knew that she needed them because she … Continue reading

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Take a little time

You have to take care of yourself before you can take care of others. When we apply this to Advent and Christmas, do you get visions of massages, lattes, a fire in the fireplace with a warm blanket on the … Continue reading

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Advent with Mary

Advent is such a beautiful time, and it can be so easily missed with all of the shopping, activities, events, parties, and endless things to do to get ready for Christmas or wrap up the year. I love to sit … Continue reading

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Wanderings

“Why do you let us wander, O Lord, from your ways, and harden our hearts so that we fear you not?” (Isaiah 63:17a) This verse is from the first reading from Advent this weekend. It’s an interesting rant, isn’t it? … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Advent

Thanksgiving dishes are put away, the leftovers are about half finished, and the Christmas decorations are up. Advent is coming. I’m really looking forward to this one. I kind of missed the last one. I’ve been working on my soon-to-be-released … Continue reading

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O Come, Let us Adore Him

Jesse Tree Day 20: Jesus Everything about the story of Jesus’ birth points to who He is and what He will do. The angels announce His birth, showing His position in heaven. The shepherds come, looking for the Lamb of God … Continue reading

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Do you believe?

Jesse Tree Day 18: We don’t really hear much about Joseph. Yet, what little is written about him says a great deal. He is a kind man, who must love Mary. Back in the day, if your betrothed showed up … Continue reading

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Can you see?

Jesse Tree Day 17: Now we start to get into the Christmas story that we all know. Mary is told that she is going to give birth to the Messiah, and then as proof, she is told that her cousin … Continue reading

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Getting Ready

Jesse Tree Day 16: When someone is having a baby, they spend a lot of time getting ready for the arrival. The room is set up, the furniture is purchased, the bedding is in the crib, and blankets are folded … Continue reading

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