Mary – Week 4 of Advent

Mary – Week 4 of Advent

How bewildered Mary must have been. She was so young! She was betrothed to Joseph, but not yet married, when the angel appeared to her with the stunning news that she was favored of God and would bear the Messiah prophesied about for so long. Yet in spite of her...
Perfect Timing – Week 3 of Advent

Perfect Timing – Week 3 of Advent

Timing is everything. We live by time, marching by minutes, hours, days, months. The years pass by slowly and yet quickly as a breath. We’ve found the value of a precious second, whether missing an accident or catching the fall of a little one. We keep...
The Prophets – Week 2 of Advent

The Prophets – Week 2 of Advent

The Old Testament is full of the tales of the prophets- messengers of God, delivering His words. They were emissaries sent by the King of Kings to His beloved people warning, commanding, leading, foretelling and encouraging them. From an overlook of the Old Testament,...
Darkness to Light – Week 1 of Advent

Darkness to Light – Week 1 of Advent

Sarah was excited. Her parents were going Christmas shopping, and for the first time ever they were leaving her home alone for the evening! It was about time, she thought. After all, she was twelve years old, almost thirteen. She waited until they drove away and then...