Christmas Again?

 

It’s That Time Again!Charlie Brown-3

Four Sundays.

Twenty-four sleeps!

Black Friday- Cyber Monday.  Cooking , shopping, baking.  Much left to do !

Take a deep breathe. Relax. Don’t panic.

Advent

I’m talking about Advent.

Traditionally, it is a time when we reflect on the meaning of the coming of Jesus into the world.

We have a variety of ways we celebrate. It can involve  lighting candles on an Advent Wreath or  focusing on different parts of the Christmas Story each Sunday evening.

There are Christmas Concerts with at least one five year old picking their nose. Of course it was never your child.

It invariably involves a chocolate each day  from the Advent Calendar we purchased at the dollar store. Yum!

Advent means  the arrival , appearance, occurrence,  dawn, origin, birth, rise, or development of something new, wonderful & often unexpected.

 

     Advent is Experiencing

    The Reality

               Of Someone

         Who Is Already Here

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 Messy Lives

Immanuel came to deal with real people whose lives were a mess .

Not much has changed.

We are still real people with messy lives.

We need to hear the  good news .

Immanuel

Still

Changes People

&

Cleans Up Messes

 

 

Minutes With Immanuel

Over the next three weeks  join me here to experience Christmas 2014 in a fresh, new way.

This is what is coming.

 

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Take time to experience Christmas  2014 in a fresh, new way.

 

As a special treat each post will include a video clip that will touch your heart.

 

Enjoy Today’s Treat

 

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