Category Archives: Advent

HE IS CHRISTMAS!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!! “Arise, shine, for the Light of the world is come…”  (Isaiah 60:1) HE IS CHRISTMAS… JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD! Christmas prayer: Prepare a way for the Hope of Life “Hope is the wedding of two freedoms, human and … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS EVE: WAITING FOR THE DAWN

It’s Christmas Eve(!) Here at the end of our Advent journey we await the dawn of Christmas Light to shine brightly upon us (and within us.) Sunrise @ the Grand Canyon “In the tender compassion of our God the Dawn … Continue reading

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Freddie the Frog does Christmas

On this last Sunday in Advent here’s a post written in 2014 about my Papa not long after he passed – it’s still a message of hope for increasing our faith to cope. Let me introduce you to Freddie the … Continue reading

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Missing loved ones @ Christmas

The holidays can be occasions for joy, but also sorrow missing loved ones. It’s been several years now since Papa passed, then Mama a year and a few months later. Precious memories fill the treasure chest in my heart. My … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Branches of Light

In these final days of Advent, here’s something to help prepare our hearts for Christmas. SNAPSHOT: (Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA) & WHATNOT: “Let us become real branches, filled with fruit, on Jesus’ vine. Let us welcome Him into … Continue reading

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Vales & Valleys (a poem by Virginia : )

On this late Advent weekday, here’s another go at a poem Virginia shared here six years ago. As our valleys descend into the deepest night, the Light of Christ is bright with love to guide us on our way. VALES … Continue reading

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GARDEN OF LIGHT(S)!!!

Beauty, awe, wonder, art, and (lots of) lights are a few things my brother and I experienced at the Lewis Ginter GardenFest of Lights. After such delight walking about the magical lights, today Virginia is sharing highlights so you can … Continue reading

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