Advent, Advent Devotionals

Finding Joy Under The Lord’s Care

Christmas 2002, a lonely day. Coming home from an unexpected underway, my husband met a very pregnant wife, a scrawny Christmas tree, and dinner plans that were lacking. It was a day for pajamas and movies. We won’t mention that I didn’t fit into much else anyway. Missing home and family, we spent our time… Read More Finding Joy Under The Lord’s Care

Advent Devotionals, Devotionals, Five Minute Friday

Searching For Abundance in the Season of Advent

I am stuffed. My body is beyond content to the point of belly laughs that hurt and an extra three pounds on the scale. The jeans feel tighter, and taste buds are happy. A nap by the fireside as a sporting event plays on the television soothe the abundance into digestion and eases the mind… Read More Searching For Abundance in the Season of Advent

Advent Devotionals, Devotionals

The Stillness That Awaits

Still, still, still… I can think of that tune as I reach a point in our holiday season where I need to settle myself.  As I look toward a few more hectic days in this crazy life of mine, I like to see a rest coming, a stillness of sorts. Will a peaceful night come… Read More The Stillness That Awaits