I have had the chance to do a great deal of reflection over the last 24 days on the significance of Christmas in our lives today. As I researched and worked on this daily Advent Calendar blog it brought me closer to understanding the true meaning of Christmas, and I believe it is about learningContinue reading “Advent Calendar 2021 – Dec 24 – Joy to the World”
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Advent Calendar 2021 – Dec 9 – Star Guidance
Stars have long been spiritual symbols of divine guidance and protection for many religions all over the world including the star of Bethlehem which we also know as the Christmas star. In Christian tradition, the Star of Bethlehem, revealed the birth of Jesus to three wise men who followed it to meet the new King. Continue reading “Advent Calendar 2021 – Dec 9 – Star Guidance”
Advent Calendar 2021 – Dec 4 – Oh Christmas Tree!
Have you put up your Christmas tree yet? I usually get it up the first week of December but there have been years where we left it ’til very late. When you have children in the house the tree usually is decorated early but as empty nesters I remember a few years where we finallyContinue reading “Advent Calendar 2021 – Dec 4 – Oh Christmas Tree!”
Advent Calendar 2021 – Dec 3 – From Our Family to Yours…
I have always enjoyed writing, and looking back, I recall how I would look forward to writing assignments in school, even more demanding essays and papers during University. I usually was the first to volunteer to coordinate the production of newsletters for the social groups I belonged to and when those weren’t available, then IContinue reading “Advent Calendar 2021 – Dec 3 – From Our Family to Yours…”