Peace // Advent Week 1

It’s Christmas time & I LOVE that I can say that! I love anticipating activities & events, and that is what the Christmas season is all about. As Pope Francis tweeted earlier today, on this first day of Advent, “the word Advent means coming. The Lord is coming. This is the root of our hope:…

Words for the new year

Whatever mountain you find yourself climbing, remember there’s always a bigger story at play. You are capable, creative, and resourceful… So, when you find yourself overwhelmed, gripped by fear, stressed or challenged, remember to live and work with hands wide open. Walk by faith. Approach your circumstances with worship as your weapon and surrender as…

Jesus’ coming… in the flesh

God has overwhelmed me this week, these past couple weeks. So much so, I do not think I can adequately write this Advent post. Lord willing, I am going to do my best. Advent is the unity of our expectation of the three comings of Christ: in the flesh in Bethlehem, in our hearts daily,…

What are you waiting for

The Advent season begins this Sunday. This is the season we actively anticipate the commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ. But not only that… For most of my life, I have thought of the Advent season as the culmination of the year rather than the beginning. I grew up in a church that did…