Advent: Day 22 – Why….. How?

She was told a promise and she was willing to accept it -this Mary mother of God. She asked how? She was given an answer. One of the wonders and what was remarkable was that she didn’t ask why. She didn’t think to disqualify herself when she was chosen. She chose to believe. When we…

Advent: Day 21 – Be prepared

For years I have missed the meaning of Christmas because I was not prepared.I did not think of saving in my now,so that, I could give in my future. I remember when I decided that this season would come and I wouldn’t be caught unprepared like those who did not have oil in their lamps….

Advent: Day 20 – Anchored

Do you believe in miracles? Do you believe that God is at work in the small and seemly insignificant. That these are the beginnings of a miracle…like a little boy in a manger who is the CHRIST from on HIGH! God meets us right where we don’t believe. – Ann Voskamp When our dreams are long…

Advent: Day 19 – Light and Life

We all struggle with fear creeping in when the headlines come knocking at our fragile doors. We all struggle when we do not know what the struggle is for or why it came. As the cold can move you deeper toward the fire, struggling can move you deeper toward God, who warms you with joy….

Advent: Day 18 – Enter the gate

She walks in because even though it is comfortable there in the palace and inside the gate it’s secure and at ease, she was not as safe and neither were her family. Esther knew that the bad man wanted them all dead and she was born for such a time as this. God gives us…

Advent: Day 17 – Holy Hole

ADVENT – The source of peace has come. Advent the reminding that greatness came to this smallness of me to live and breathe and bless. Came to lift the small and weak to sit with Him in His throne…what privilege …what love. Bethlehem -like my heart and yours. Where a stable is the home of…