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ADVENT: Joyful Preparations

Posted by on Dec 13, 2011 in Advent, Blog | 2 comments

“Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel, because he has come and has redeemed his people.” Luke 1:68 Advent is a wonderful time when we can come together in the remembrance of the greatest story ever told. About a week and a half ago, I wasn’t feeling so great. Our family is going to be away this Christmas and I wondered aloud if we really needed to put up the tree and ALL the decorations. And then it happened: while my husband Kurt and I were away at a brunch with cousins, my son...

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ADVENT: A Time of Preparation, Remembrance, and Celebration

Posted by on Dec 2, 2011 in Advent, Blog | 1 comment

It is written in Isaiah the prophet: “I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way”– “a voice of one calling in the desert, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.'” Mark 1:2-3 I love the holidays and the chance to connect and reconnect with friends and family. This morning as I responded to a brunch invitation, I got to visit with a cousin. As we regrouped on life’s challenges, we reminded each other of God’s...

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