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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 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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Advent 2015 day 3

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Advent day 3 (Tuesday following 1st Sunday in Advent) What are we? This is the day we celebrate family. I believe that family is the earthly example of the Godhead – and also the perfect example of how we are … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 Day 2

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Advent day 2 (Monday following 1st Sunday of Advent) Advent is the session of waiting. Everyone has a Christmas countdown,(here’s a very cute one from Redbird) But for me, ours is the end of the year countdown with reminders of … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 Day 1

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Advent day 1 (The first Sunday of Advent – the first Sunday, following Thanksgiving) If using an Advent Log, light candle one. If using an Advent Wreath, light candle one. My first thing for Advent is the tree. For many, … Continue reading

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Advent 2015 day 1 – tree craft ideas

Advent Day 1 is the First Sunday of Advent. From our second celebration of Christmas as a family, we utilized the book “Celebrate While We Wait” by the Shroeder family, published by Concordia. ISBN 0-570-03052-8. The first Sunday, we put … Continue reading

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