Advent 2021 – Second Sunday

Today is Dec 5, 2021. It is the 2nd Sunday of Advent. We have journeyed through the first theme of Advent: Hope! Christ is our hope. This week we move into our second theme: Peace! At church today we heard a Christmas song that I have heard many times but this was a little different….

Hope for the hurt places

The other morning I was driving into work and praying. I was thinking about what the Lord is doing in my life. It’s been really rough in my soul for a while. But this past week things have shifted. Finally. I remember saying, “Lord, it’s like you just woke me up to life again.” I’m…

Promise of Hope

The Lord always seems to bring me full circle. Just when I think I know what He is doing, I get lost and don’t know what is happening and then bam – there He is again – linking all my yesterdays to my today’s and making sense out of messes that I didn’t even know…

God with us! Emmanuel!

Back in 2007-2008, it was a season of life where so many things had happened and I was struggling. Hope was dwindling with the death of people who brought so much joy into my life. It starting when my Poppy went to sleep and then didn’t wake up, Aunt Janice had passed away, a few…

Thrill of Hope

What I love about Advent is the word literally means “coming” and the season itself is to cause us to watch for His coming. Are we watching? How much of his revealing do we miss? And does missing his arrival into our everyday lives cause us to become weary? It’s in the season of Advent…

Advent 2021 – First Sunday

Today, is November 28, 2021. The first day of Advent. Advent is meant to narrow our focus on Christ as we journey toward Christmas Day. The day we celebrate the King has come! Advent is a time where we adventure into the places where Christ has been box in or boxed out of our lives….