Week 4 of Advent: Love dies.

This is the first year of my life I prepared my heart for celebrating Christmas by paying attention to the church practice of advent during the four Sundays in December. I have been sobered by the HOPE of our adoption, challenged by the FAITH of Mary and Elizabeth, and have been practicing PEACE. This week, […]

Week 2 of Advent: Faith

This December, I want to focus less on giving gifts and more on receiving the Gift of Jesus. Last week HERE I contemplated the intricacies of adoption. We have HOPE because Jesus came to rescue us when we could do nothing to rescue ourselves. The process of adoption – though beautiful – is never easy. […]