This past Advent, I had to let go of a lot of my ideas about what Advent should be.
Christ enters the world smack-dab in the messiness of our lives, and that’s the only way it’s supposed to be.
Join me this Advent in a journey through the Old Testament. We’ll learn about God’s promise for a savior and how He prepared the world for the birth of His Son. Let’s keep Advent together!
It’s time for Worth Revisit Wednesday, hosted by Theology is a Verb and Reconciled to You. This is an opportunity to pull an old post out of the mothballs, air it out again, and let everyone admire how well it’s held up. (Hopefully, mine has!) Be sure to stop by and see other other posts…
Our family went to Mass at night (10 PM) on Christmas Eve, and the whole night was one emotional roller-coaster for me. It started when I read the readings on the way over to Mass. Now there were shepherds in that region living in the fields and keeping the night watch over their flock. The…
Merry Christmas! Our Jesse Tree journey ends here, but the waiting for our Savior goes on for His Church.
I was invited by Patience Brewster to share our Christmas traditions with her audience. Patience is a designer of Christmas ornaments and holiday decorations. Growing up in New Jersey, our family had some terrific traditions around Christmas. Once my sister and I were old enough, Mom and Dad would take us out to Midnight Mass,…
It’s time for Small Success Thursday! Count your blessings and recognize what’s good in life!
It’s Advent, which means, once again, there’s a big discussion about Santa (and whether Catholics ought to play that game).