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Advent: Love’s Greatest Story

Romantic movies try to create it. Love songs try to sing about it. Fairy tales try to capture it. A longing lies in each of us for a Great Love Story. We are drawn to such art, media, and entertainment because they touch in us this deep desire for love. Our hearts, and yes even our spirits, long for romance, adventure, and passion. We experience these thin attempts at love […]

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Advent: His Presence leads to Peace

It never fails. I can count on it every time. When I enter His Presence, His peace enters me. Every. Single. Time. So no matter how tired or weary I am; no matter how much my flesh cries screams out to stay on the couch, when I pray and worship, when I choose to enter His Presence, I am always surrounded by His Presence. I lay down my worries, concerns, and fears. I take […]

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Advent: Repentance leads to Hope

Thanksgiving and gratitude give way to Advent, a time to reflect on the first coming of Christ and to prepare for the second coming of Christ. Since this purple, penitential season is a time to examine one’s self, repentance is the place to start. I sometimes get caught up in what I need, what I don’t have, or what I want. Being thankful helps me to remember how blessed I am. It refocuses […]

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