Category Archives: Advent

Waiting Again

Each night, we gather together around our wreath.  Another candle is lit, and we are one step closer to the birth of the Christ-child.  The boys watch in wonder as another flame flickers, cutting the darkness.  The smaller boy of … Continue reading

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The whole family stayed home from church yesterday morning. We quietly worshipped as we wiped noses and poured juice for scratchy throats. And even though the day was long with illness, and maybe because of the illness, our hearts grew … Continue reading

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Advent.  I have been waiting anxiously for this season all year.  Last year, the boys were too young to really understand everything that was going on.  So, all through last year’s season and all through the rest of the year, … Continue reading

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