Advent, Broken Body, Christmas, Come Lord Jesus

In Labor, We Wait

Yet you brought me out of the womb; you made me trust in you, even at my mother’s breast. From birth I was cast on you; from my mother’s womb you have been my God. Psalm 22:7-9 *** God Is A Midwife We’re  waiting. Murmuring, shifting, whispering–anxious for this babe to be born. We feel the swelling grip…

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Advent, Christmas

Making Room

“Advent is the perfect time to clear and prepare the Way. Advent is a winter training camp for those who desire peace. By reflection and prayer, by reading and meditation, we can make our hearts a place where a blessing of peace would desire to abide and where the birth of the Prince of Peace…

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Christmas

  Because we have four children whose birthday’s fall between between the beginning of October and three days after Christmas, there’s a lot of gift-talk flying around this house. Most days, I enjoy hearing about the things the kids are interested in, but to be honest, by Christmas, I grow weary from hearing the lists…

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Christmas, Church, Compassion

This is the last post in the Compassion blogger month series. We were asked to write from the perspective of a sponsored child. Dear Sponsor, Thank you for sponsoring me. I am so grateful for your sacrifice and kindness to me. When I get your letters I am always so happy to know you are…

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Advent, Christmas, Grace, Growth

Just peeking in, just whispering to you, my good friends, would you please slip over here and read these inspired words by my friend Annie? You will be blessed.   *Thank you Momma Day By Day (Christina) and Annie for inspiring and encouraging me, you ladies seep Jesus and I am better for knowing you!…

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Advent, Christmas, Hope, Scripture

It’s been a long haul to this final week of Advent. The path hasn’t looked anything like what I imagined.  But God is so good. He is faithful, and He is drawing closer, and I am leaning in, listening, waiting- preparing Him room. I will be taking the rest of this week to spend time with…

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