Advent 2015 – day 16 – Love

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Today is Advent 16 Light the 16th candle Ornaments: Love – it is the first listed fruit of the Spirit in Gal 5:22-23 It’s something that grows from the Spirit inside. God is love. 1 John 4:7-10 7Beloved, let us … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – day 15 – Joy – third Sunday of Advent

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Today is Advent 15 Light the 15th candle on the Advent Log Today is the Third Sunday of Advent Light the third Advent Candle on the Advent Wreath The themes for the Sundays in Advent designate this Sunday as the … Continue reading

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Advent day 14 – The Lamb

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Advent Day 14 – the Lamb Light the 14th candle on the Advent Log. No photo for this one. In 2015, when I created this Advent Blog, I combined Lion and Lamb on day 12. This year, 2016, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – Day 13 – Stone

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Advent day 13(edited 12/18/2015) light the 13th candle on the Advent Log I asked for some help in choosing some additional symbols/names of Christ on facebook. One option was “The Rock” from Ps 18:46 The LORD liveth; and blessed be … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – day 12 – the lion and the lamb

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Today is Advent day 12. If using an event log, light candles 12. Jesus came as a baby and was laying in a manger. A manger is a feeding trough for farm animals. The fact that Jesus came and was … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – day 11 – A Key

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Today is the 11th day of Advent. light the 11th candle. On the 9th Day of Advent, I thought about the scepter, and how it being extended out to the servant was the code for entering into the King’s Presence. … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – Day 10, Rising Sun

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Advent day 10 Light the 10th Candle on the log. There is a saying, “it’s always darkest before the dawn.” That saying never made much sense to me. Sitting on the beach, watching the sun rise, the darkness flees to … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – day 9 – Scepter

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Advent day 9 light the 9th candle on the Advent Log. The scepter. Second only to the crown as a symbol of power. Rulers hold the scepter. I have read the story of Esther with a unique perspective. This feels … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 – Day 8, Second Sunday of Advent

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Advent Day 8 – light the eighth candle on the log New this year is a Facebook group Advent at the WildBerry Patch, where we can discuss ideas, recipes and photos of our advent preparations! Second Sunday of Advent – light … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 Day 7 – The Colors of Christmas

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Advent day 7 Light the 7th Candle. In 1987, I proposed to my husband that I wanted to start celebrating Christmas. This was smack in the face of our position to not celebrate holidays. Period. The previous decision really caused … Continue reading

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