These weeks leading up to Christmas are all about preparing our hearts. Preparing our hearts for more of Him–this is Advent. Advent means “coming.” It is about looking back at His first coming, His birth in Bethlehem and looking forward to His second coming with great anticipation! The Messiah has come. He is Emmanuel, God […]
Several years ago, I enlisted my creative friend, Brooke to join me in a crafting adventure. I cannot sew to save my life, but I’ve been known to make curtains and entire Halloween costumes with a hot glue gun. Sometimes, you work with what you’ve got. Am I right? Brooke and I had a vision […]
Happy November, sweet friends. I’ve said it before but it’s worth repeating. November is truly my favorite month. The focus on gratitude mixed with the anticipation of the Christmas season deeply fills my heart with peace and joy. When the first Christmas carols began on the radio about a week ago, I prayed aloud, “Thank […]
Headlights shine like lanterns in the night as the tires glide into parking spots, leading us and inviting us in. Children hold the hands of mothers and grandmothers as they enter the expectant sanctuary. Friends introduce distant aunts and second cousins to the familiar church family as they slide quietly into the pew. It seems […]
An Advent Devotional for families longing to know the heart of God more deeply.